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A woman who makes a will or testament, is so
practice. The name of a writ which is issued by the
court of one county, to the sheriff of another county, in the same state,... more
conveyancing. That part of a deed which commences with
the words "this indenture witnesseth."
One who has made a testament or will.
2. In general, all persons may be testators. But to this rule there are
various exceptions.... more
Belonging to a testament; as a testamentary gift;
a testamen-tary guardian, or one appointed by will or testament; letters
testamentary, or a writing under seal given... more
One who dies having made a testament; a testator. This
word is used in this sense, in the act of the legislature of Pennsylvania,
entitled "An act... more
That state of the mind which arises from the event or
phenomenon that may serve as a prognostic of some catastrophe affright from
civil law. One, who claiming an interest
in the subject or thing in dispute in action between other parties, asserts his
right to act with the plaintiff,... more
Something by which to ascertain the truth respecting
another thing. 7 Penn. St. Rep. 428; 6 Whart. 284. Vide Religious Test.
The state or condition of dying after making a will,
which was valid at the time of testator~s death.
civil law. The appointment of an executor or
testamentary heir, according to the formalities prescribed by law. Domat, Liv.
1, tit. 1, s. 1.
Apart of a country, separated from the rest, and
subject to a particular jurisdiction. The word is derived from terreo, and is
so called because the magistrate... more
The courts established in the territories of
the United States. Vide Courts of the United States.
Engl. Iaw. A roll, catalogue or survey of lands,
belonging either to a single person or a town, in which are stated the quantity
of, acres, the... more
One who holds lands and tenements for a term of years
or, life. Litt. sect. 100; 4 Tyr. 561.
or improperly terre-tenant. One who has the actual
possession of land; but in a more technical sense, he who is seised of the
land; and, in the... more
TERMINUS AD QUEM.
The point of termination of a private way is
In the civil law, says Spelman, this word signifies a
day set to the defendant, and, in that sense, Bracton, Glanville and some
others sometimes use it.... more
TERMINUS A QUO.
The starting point of a private way is so
called. Hamm. N. P. 196.
TERM FOR YEARS.
An estate for years, (q. v.) and the time during
which such estate is to be beld, are each called a term; hence the term... more
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