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TENANT PARAVAIL,
English law. The tenant of a tenant; and is so called because he has the avails or profits of the land. Ham. N. P. 892, 393.... more

TENANT OF THE DEMESNE
Eng. law. One who is tenant of a mesne lord; as where A is tenant of B, and C of A; B is the lord, A... more

TENANT
estates. One who holds or possesses lands or tenements by any kind of title, either in fee, for life, for years, or at will. See 5 Mann.... more

TENANCY or TENANTCY.
The state or condition of a tenant; the estate held by a tenant, as a tenant at will, a tenancy for years. ... more

TEMPORARY.
That which is to last for a limited time; as, a temporary sta-tute, or one which is limited in its operation for a particular period of... more

TEINDS,
Scotch Law. That liquid proportion of the rents or goods of the people, which is due to churchmen for performing divine service, or exercising the other... more

TELLER.
An officer in a bank or other institution. He is said to take that name from tallier, or one who kept a tally, because it... more

TECHNICAL.
That which properly belongs to an art. 2. In the construction of contracts, it is a general rule that technical words are to... more

TEAMSTER
One who drives horses in a wagon for the purpose of carrying goods for hire he is liable as a common carrier. Story, Bailm. §496. ... more

TAXING COSTS
practice. The act by which it is ascertained to what costs a party is entitled. 2. It is a rule that the jury must... more

TAVERN.
A place of entertainment; a house kept up for the accommodation of strangers. 2. These are regulated by various local laws. For the liabilities... more

TAXES.
This term in its most extended sense includes all contributions imposed by the government upon individuals for the service of the state, by whatever name they... more

TARE,
weights. An allowance in the purchase and sale of merchandise, for the weight of the box, bag, or cask, or other thing, in which the goods... more

TARIFF.
Customs, duties, toll. or tribute payable upon merchandise to the general government is called tariff; the rate of customs, &c. also bears this name and the... more

TARDE VENIT,
Practice. The name of a return made by the sheriff to a writ, when it came into his hands too late to be executed before... more

TALZIE, HEIR IN.
Scotch law. Heirs of talzie or tailzie, are heirs of estates entailed. 1 Bell~s Com. 47. ... more

TANGIBLE PROPERTY.
That which may be felt or touched; it must necessarily be corporeal, but it may be real or personal. A house and a horse are, each,... more

TALLIES
evidence. The parts of a piece of wood out in two, which persons use to denote the quantity of goods supplied by one to the other. Poth.... more

TALLAGE.
This word is derived from the French tailler, and signifies liter-ally to cut. In England it is used to signify subsidies, taxes, customs, and indeed any... more

TALE,
Eng. law. The declaration or count was anciently so called in law pleadings. 3 Bl. Com. 293. ... more

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