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contracts. An equivalent for a thing
purchased. Vide Vin. Ab. Consideration, B; 2 Bl. Com. 297; Consideration.
An act, deed, will, and the like, which has received all
the formalities required by law, is said to be valid or good in law.... more
2. Certainty is required in contracts, wills, pleadings, judgments, and
indeed in all the acts on which courts have to give... more
Generally by the word vagrant is understood a person
who lives idly without any settled home; but this definition is much enlarged
by some sta-tutes, and... more
One who wanders about idly, who has no certain
dwelling. The ordonnances of the French define a vagabond almost in the same
terms. Dalloz, Dict. Vagabondage.... more
contracts. A species of security by which the
borrower of a sum of money, made over his estate to the lender, until he had
received that... more
contracts. A pledge, or surety.
contracts. A mortgage or dead-pledge; it is a
security given by the borrower of a sum of money, by which he grants to the
lender an... more
A place which is empty. The term is principally applied
to cases where an office is not filled.
2. By the constitution... more
estates. An estate which has been abandoned
by the tenant; the abandonment must be complete in order to make the possession
vacant, and therefore if the... more
An inheritance for which the heirs are
civil law. Goods without an owner. Such goods
To annul, to render an act void; as to vacate an
entry which has been made on a record when the court has been imposed... more
That period of time between the end of one term and
beginning of another. During vacation, rules and orders are made in such cases
as are... more
old Engl. law. A word which is derived from vacca, a
cow, and signifies a dairy-house. Co. Litt. 5 b.