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TERM,
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

TERM PROBATORY.
A probatory term is the time during which evidence may be taken in a cause. Vide Probatory term. ... more

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

TERM,
construction. Word; expression speech. 2. Terms or words are characters by which we announce our sentiments, and make known to others things with... more

TERM,
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

TENSE.
A term used in, grammar to denote the distinction of time. 2. The acts of a court of justice ought to be in... more

TERCE,
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

TENURE,
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

TENUIT.
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

TENET.
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

TENOR,
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

TENERI,
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

TENNESSEE.
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

TENENDUM,
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

TENENDAS,
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

TENEMENT
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

TENDER
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

TENANT RIGHT,
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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