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In England this word was used to signify the parts into
which a hundred or wapentake was divided. Fortesc. De Laud, ch. 24. See Co.
An epithet used to cast contempt and contumely on the
person to whom it is applied.
2. To call a man... more
Engl. law. A species of slave during the feudal times.~
2. The feudal villein of the lowest order was unprotected as... more
punishments. In the English law it was a
judgment given by the common law in attaint, or in cases of conspiracy.
A divorce. A vinculo matrimonii, is one from
the bonds of matrimony. Such a divorce generally enables the parties to marry
civil law. The claim made to property by the owner
of it. 1 Bell~s Com. 281, 5th ed. See Revendication.
estates. To give an immediate fixed right of present or
future enjoyment; an estate is vested in possession when there exists a right
of present enjoyment;... more
estates. One by which a present interest
passes to the party, though to be enjoyed in future, and by which the estate is
invariably fixed to... more
The name of vetera statuta, ancient statutes,
has been given to the statutes commencing with Magna Charta~, and ending with
those of Edward II. Crabb~s Eng.... more
mar. law. A ship, brig, sloop or other craft used in
navigation . 1 Boul. Paty, tit. 1, p. 100 . See sup.
Against; as A B versus C D. This is usually abbreviated
Everything bearing green leaves in a forest. Bac. Ab.
Courts of the Foreat; Manwood, 146.
The name of one of the new states of the United States
of America. lt was admitted by virtue of "An act for the admission... more
practice. The examination of the truth of a
writing; the certificate that the writing is true. Vide Authentication.
pleading. Whenever new matter is introduced on
either side, the plea must conclude with a verification or averment, in order
that the other party may have... more
In Louisiana, by this term is understood a
written account of any proceeding or operation required by law, signed by the
person commissioned to perform the... more
Practice. The unanimous decision made by a jury and
reported to the court on the matters lawfully submitted to them in the course
of the trial... more
In diplomatic language, memorandum or note not
signed, sent when an affair has continued a long time without any reply, in
order to avoid the appearance... more
Parol; by word of mouth; as verbal agreement; verbal
evidence. Not in writing.
VERAY TENANT, or TRUE TENANT,
Eng. law. One who holds a fee
simple; in pleadings, he is called simply tenant. He differs from a tenant by
the manner in this, that... more