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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,
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
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
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.
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
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
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
That which properly belongs to an art.
2. In the construction of contracts, it is a general rule that technical
words are to... more
One who drives horses in a wagon for the purpose of
carrying goods for hire he is liable as a common carrier. Story, Bailm.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
Eng. law. The declaration or count was anciently so called
in law pleadings. 3 Bl. Com. 293.