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The act by which the quantity of a piece of land is
ascertained; the paper containing a statement of the courses, distances, and
quantity of land,... more
That which is done in a fraudulent stealthy
SURROGATE. In some of the states, as in New Jersey, this is... more
SURRENDER OF CRIMINALS.
The act by which the public authorities
deliver a person accused of a crime, and who is found in their, jurisdiction,
to the authorities within whose... more
One to whom a surrender has been made.
SURRENDEROR. One who makes a surren der; as when the tenant gives... more
estates, conveyancing. A yielding up of an estate for
life or years to him who has an immediate estate in reversion or remainder, by
which the... more
pleading. The plaintiff~s answer to the
defendant~s rejoinder. It is governed in every respect by the same rules as the
replication. (q. v.) Steph. Pl. 77;... more
pleading. The plaintiff~s answer to the defendant~s
rebutter is governed by the same rules as the replication. (q. v.) Vide 6 Com.
Dig. 185; 7 Com.... more
accounts. A greater dishursement than the charges of
the accountant amount to.
This term is frequently used in courts of equity and
by writers on equity jurisprudence. It signifies the act by which a party who
is entering... more
pleading. A superfluous and useless statement of
matter wholly foreign and impertinent to the cause.
2. In general surplusagium non nocet,... more
That which is left from a fund which has been
appropriated for a particular purpose; the remainder of a thing; the overplus
the residue. (q. v.)... more
med. jur. That part of the healing art which relates to
external diseases; their treatment; and, specially, to the manual operations
adopted for their cure. ... more
A name which is added to the christian name, and which,
in modern times, have become family names.
2. They are... more
contracts. An accessory agreement by which a person
binds himself for another already bound, either in whole or in part, as for his
debt, default or... more
SURETY OF THE PEACE,
crim. law. A security entered into before.
Some competent court or officer, by a party accused, together with some other
person, in the form of recognizance... more
contracts. A person who binds himself for the payment of
a sum of money or for the performance of something else, for another, who is
SUR CUI ANTE DIVORTIUM.
The name of a writ issued in favor of
the heir of the wife, where the hushand alienated the wife~s lands, during the
coverture, and afterwards they... more
chancery practice. When a bill is filed to open an
account, stated, liberty is sometimes given to the plaintiff to surcharge and
falsify such account. That... more
The court of the highest jurisdiction in the
United States, having appellate jurisdiction over all the other courts of the
United. States, is so called. Its... more
That which is superior to all other things; as the
supreme power of the state, which is an authority over all others. The supreme
court, which... more