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During the feudal times certain persons who were bound to
perform very onerous duties towards others, were so called. Poth. Des
Personnes, p. 1, t. 1,... more
One to whom a sequestration is made.
2. A depositary of this kind cannot exonerate himself from the care of
Louisiana practice. The Code of Practice in civil
cases in Louisiana, defines and makes the following provisions on the subject
of sequestration. Art. 269. Sequestration is... more
contracts. A species of deposit, which two or
more persons, engaged in litigation about anything, make of the thing in
contest to an indifferent person, who... more
2. This word is sometimes used in indictments to show that the
defendants are charged separately with offences, which, without... more
That which belongs to one only of several
persons; as, the separate estate of a partner, which does not belong to the
partnership. 2 Bouv. Inst.... more
contracts. An allowance made by a hushand
to his wife for her separate support and maintenance.
2. When this allowance is... more
practice. The trial of one person by himself,
when he is jointly indicted with others for an alleged offence.
2. On... more
contracts. When the hushand and wife agree to live
apart they are said to have made a separation.
2. Contracts of... more
The place where a corpse is buried. The violation of
sepulchres is a misdemeanor at common law. Vide Dead bodies.
civil and eccles. law. To renounce. Example, when
a widow comes into court and disclaims having anything to do, or to intermeddle
with her deceased hushand~s... more
chancery practice. The process of sequestration
is a writ of commission, sometimes directed to the sheriff, but most usually,
to four or more commissioners of the... more
A judgment, or judicial declaration made by a judge in
a cause. The term judgment is more usually applied to civil, and sentence to
criminal proceedings.... more
The elder. This addition is sometimes made to a man~s
name, when two persons bear the same, in order to distinguish them. In practice
when nothing... more
A steward. Co. Litt. 61 a.
The state of being old.
2. Sometimes in this state it is exceedingly difficult to know whether
the individual is or... more
government. One who is a member of a senate.
2. No person shall be a senator [of the national senate]... more
civ. law. A decree or decision of the Roman
senate, which had the force of law.
2. When the Roman people... more
The name of a plea by which the defendant
alleges that he has always been ready to perform what is demanded of him. 3 Bl.
This is said to be an ancient word which signified justice.
Co. Litt. 61 a.