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practice. The space of time during which a court holds a session; sometimes the term is a monthly, at others it is a quarterly period, according... more
TERM ATTENDANT ON THE INHERITANCE.
This phrase is used in the English courts of equity, to signify that when a term has been created for a particular purpose, which is satisfied,... more
A probatory term is the time during which evidence may be taken in a cause. Vide Probatory term. ... more
estates. The limitation of an estate, as a term for years, for life, and the like. The word term does not merely signify the time specified in... more
construction. Word; expression speech. 2. Terms or words are characters by which we announce our sentiments, and make known to others things with... more
contracts. This word is used in the civil, law to denote the space of time granted to the debtor for discharging his obligation; there are express terms... more
A term used in, grammar to denote the distinction of time. 2. The acts of a court of justice ought to be in... more
law of Scotland. A life-rent competent by law to widows who have not accepted of special provisions in the third part of the heritable subjects in which... more
estates. The manner in which lands or tenements are holden. 2. According to the English law, all lands are held mediately or immediately from the king,... more
Which he held. When the tenancy is ended and the tenant is sued in an action of waste, the averment of tenure is in the... more
Which he holds. There are two ways of stating the tenure in an action of waste. The averment is either in the tenet and the... more
pleading. This word, applied to an instrument in pleading, signifies an exact copy; it differs from purport. (q. v.) 2 Phil. Ev. 99; 2 Russ. on... more
contracts. That part of a bond where the obligor declares himself to be held and firmly bound to the obligee, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns,... more
The name of one of the new states of the United States of America. This state was admitted into the Union by virtue of the "act for... more
conveyancing. This is a Latin word, which signifies to hold. 2. It was formerly that part of a deed which was used to express... more
Scotch law. The name of a clause in charters of heritable rights which derives its name from its first words tenendus praedictas terras, and expresses the... more
estates. In its most extensive signification tenement comprehends every thing which may be holden, provided it be of a permanent nature; and not only lands and inheritances... more
contracts, pleadings. A tender is an offer to do or perform an act which the party offering, is bound to perform to the party to whom the... more
Eng. law. In leases from the crown, corporations or the church, it is usual to grant a further term to the old tenants in preference to... more
TENANT BY THE MANNER.
One who has a less estate than a fee in land, which remains in the reversioner. He is so called because in avowries and other pleadings, it... more