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ULLAGE,
com. law. When a cask is gauged, what it wants of being full is called ullage. ... more

ULTIMATUM.
The last proposition made in making a contract, a treaty, and the like; as, the government of the United States has given its ultimatum, has made... more

ULTIMUM SUPPLICIUM.
The last or extreme punishment; the penalty of death. ... more

ULTIMUS HAERES.
The last or remote heir; the lord. So called in contra-dis-tinction to the haeredes proximus, (q. v.) and the haeredes remotiores. (q. v.) Dalr Feud. Pr.... more

UMPIRAGE.
The decision of an umpire. This word is used for the judgment of an umpire, as the word award is employed to designate that of arbitrators.... more

UMPIRE.
A person selected by two or more arbitrators. When they are authorize to do so by the submission of the parties, and they cannot agree as... more

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