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A man whose employment is to sell provisions aud liquor
to a camp.
2. By the articles of war, art. 29, no... more
Engl. law. The court within the forest to which
all the freeholders owe suit and service. Bac. Ab. Courts of the Forest, 2.
To take an oath, judicially administered. Vide
2. To swear also signifies to use such profane language as is forbidden
criminal law. A cheat; one guilty of defrauding divers
persons. 1 Term Rep. 748; 2 H. Blackst. 531; Stark. on Sland. 135.
A sign; a token; a representation of one thing by
2. A symbolical delivery is equivalent, in many cases, in... more
civil law. A synallagmatic or bilateral
contract is one by which each of the contracting parties binds himself to the
other; such are the contracts of... more
A term used in the French law, which answers in one
sense to our word assignee, when applied to the management of bankrupts~
estates; it has... more
A deed, bond, or other instrument of writing, under
the band and seal of all the parties. It was so called because the parties
wrote together.... more
An ecclesiastical assembly.
A belief to the disadvantage of another, accompanied
by a doubt.
2. Without proof, suspicion, of itself, is evidence of nothing. When... more
One which prevents a contract from going
into operation until it has been fulfilled; as if I promise to pay you one
thousand dollars on condition... more
eccl. law. An ecclesiastical censure, by which a
spiritual person is either interdicted tho exercise of his ecclesiastical
function, or hin-dered from receiving the profits of... more
SUSPENSION OF ARMS
An agreement between belligerents, made for
a short time or for a particular place, to cease hostilities between them. See
SUSPENSION OF A RIGHT.
The act by which a party is deprived of
the exercise of his right, for a time.
2. When a right is... more
SUS~ PER COLL~,
EngI. law. In the English practice, a calendar
is made out of attainted criminals, and the judge signs the calendar with their
separate judgments in the... more
Scotch law. He in whose favor a suspension is made.
2. In general a suspender is required to give caution to... more
When a rent, profit a prendre, and the like, are, in
consequence of the unity of possession of the rent, &c., of the land out... more
A temporary stop of a right, of a law, and the
2. In times of war the habeas corpus act maybe... more
Scotch law. That form of law by which the effect of
a sentence-condemnatory, that has not yet received execution, is stayed or
postponed, till the cause... more
The longest liver of two or more persons.
2. In crises of partnership, the surviving partner is entitled to have