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Under silence, without any notice being taken.
Sometimes passing a thing sub silentio is evidence of consent. See Silence.
evidence. That which is essential; it is used in
opposition to form.
2. It is a general rule, that on any... more
contracts. One placed under another to transact
business for him; in letters of attorney, power is generally given to the
attorney to nominate and appoint a... more
Scotch law. Where an estate is settled on a long
series of heirs, substituted one after another, in tailzie, the person first
called in the tailzies,... more
civil law. In the law of devises, it is the
putting of one person in the place of another, so that he may, in default... more
chancery practice. This takes place in a case
where a creditor has a lien on two different parcels of land, and another
creditor has a subsequent... more
French law. The act of taking something
fraudulently; it is generally applied to the taking of the goods of the estate
of a deceased person fraudulently.... more
The same as under-tenant. See Under-leaser;
Under-tenant, and 1 Bell~s Com. 76.
The act of withhold ing or detaining anything
SUBTRACTION OP CONJUGAL RIGHTS.
The act of a hushand or wife by
living separately from the other without a lawful cause. 3 Bl. Com. 94.
in Louisiana. The right and transmission of the
rights an obligations of the deceased to his heirs. Succession signifies also
the estate, rights and charges which... more
com. law. The mode by which one set of persons,
members of a corporation aggregate, acquire the rights of another set which
preceded them. This term... more
One who follows or comes into the place of another.
2. This term is applied more particularly to a sole co6-oration,... more
To prosecute or commence legal proceedings for the
purpose of recovering a right.
government. Vote; the act of voting.
2. The right of suffrage is given by the constitution of the United
States, art.... more
The permitting a tenant who came in by a lawful
title, to remain after his right has expired. Vide Estates at suffrance.
A statement of a falsehood. This amounts to a
fraud when-ever the party making it was bound to disclose the truth.
In its literal sense this word signifies to inform,
to insin-uate, to instruct, to cause to be remembered, to counsel. In practice
it is used to... more
This phrase has been used by some
writers to signify the same thing as leading question. (q. v.) 2 Benth. on Ev.
b. 3, c. 3.... more
One who has all the rights to which a freemen is
entitled; one who is not under the power of another, as a slave, a... more