Search Results for "R"
contracts, war. An agreement made between the commander
of a capturing vessel with the commander of a vanquished vessel, at sea, by
which the former permits... more
crim. law. The carnal knowledge of a woman by a man
forcibly and unlawfully against her will. In order to ascertain precisely the
nature of this... more
This word is used in the land laws of the United States
to designate the order of the location of such lands, and in patents... more
The water which naturally falls from the clouds.
2. No one has a right to build his house so as to cause... more
French law. This word designates the repairs made to a
ship, and a fresh supply of furniture and victuals, munitions and other
provisions required for the... more
A road made with iron rails or other suitable
2. Railways are to be constructed and used as directed by the
legislative acts... more
punishments. An engine with which to torture a supposed
criminal, in order to extort a confession of his supposed crime, and the names
of his supposed... more
Engl. law. The full extended value of land let by
lease, payable by tenant for life or Years. Wood s Inst. 192.