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THREAT,
evidence. Menace. 2. When a confession is obtained from a person accused of crime, in consequence of a threat, evidence of such confession cannot... more

THROAT,
med. jur. The anterior part of the neck. Dungl. plea. Diet. h. t.; Coop. Dict. h. t.; 2 Good~s Study of Med. 302; 1 Chit.... more

TICK,
contracts. Credit; as, if a servant usually buy for the master upon tick, and the servant buy something without the master~s order, yet, if the master... more

THOROUGHFARE.
A street or way so open that one can go through and get out of it without returning. It differs from a cul de sac,... more

THIRLAGE,
Scotch law. The name of servitude by which lands are astricted or thirled to a particular mill, and the possessors bound to grind their grain there,... more

THIRD PARTIES.
This term includes all persons who are not parties to the contract, agrement or instrument of writing, by which their interest in the thing conveyed is sought... more

THINGS.
By this word is understood every object, except man, which may become an active subject of right. Code du Canton de Berne, art. 332. In this... more

THIEF,
crimes. One who has been guilty of larceny or theft. ... more

THING ADJUDGED.
That which has been decided by a final judgment, by a tribu-nal of competent jurisdiction, from which there can be no appeal, either because the appeal did... more

THEFT
crimes. This word is sometimes used as synonymous with larceny, (q. v.) but it is not so technical. Ayliffe~s Pand. 581 2 Swift~s Dig. 309. ... more

THEFT-BOTE.
The act of receiving a man~s goods from the thief, after they had been stolen by him, with the intent that he shall escape punishment. ... more

THEOCRACY.
A species of government which claims to be immediately directed by God. 2. La religion qui, dans l~antiquite, s~associa souvent au despotisms, pour regner.... more

THAINLAND,
old Eng. law. The land which was granted by the Saxon kings to their thains or thanes was so called. Crabb~s C. L. 10. ... more

TEXAS.
The name of one of the new states of the United, States of America. Texas was an independent republic. By the joint resolution of congress of March... more

TESTIMONY,
evidence. The statement made by a witness under oath or affirmation. Vide Bill to perpetuate testimony. ... more

TESTMOIGNE.
This is an old and barbarous French word, signifying in the old books, evidence. Com. Dig. h. t. ... more

TESTIMONIAL PROOF
civ. law. This word is used in the same sense as we use parol evidence, and, in contradistinction to literal proof, which is written evidence. ... more

TESTES.
Witnesses. ... more

TO TESTIFY.
To give evidence according to law; the examination of a witness who declares his knowledge of facts. ... more

TESTE
practice. The teste of a writ is the concluding clause, commencing with the word witness, &c. 2. The act of congress of May 8,... more

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