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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,
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.
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
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
conveyancing. This is a Latin word, which signifies to
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
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