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VERAY.
This is an ancient manner of spelling urai, true. 2. In the English law, there are three kinds of tenants:... more

VENUE,
pleading. The venue is the county from which the jury are to come, who are to try the issue. Gould, Pl. c. 3, §102; Archb.... more

VENDOR,
contracts. A seller. (q. v.) One wbo disposes of a thing in consideration of money. Vide Purchaser; Seller. ... more

VENIRE FACIAS,
practice, crim. law. According to the English law, the proper process to be issued on an indictment for any petit misdemeanor, on a penal statute, is... more

VENIRE, OR VENIRE PACIAS JURATORES,
practice. The name of a writ directed to the sheriff commanding him to cause to come from the body of the county before the court from... more

VENIRE FACIAS DE NOVO,
practice. The name of a new writ of venire facias; this is awarded when, by reason of some irregularity or defect in the proceeding on the... more

VENTE A REMERE.
A term used in Louisiana, which signifies a sale made reserving a right to the seller to repurchase the property gold by returning the price paid... more

VENTER or VENTRE.
Signifies literally the belly. In law it is used figuratively for the wife: for example, a man has three children by the first, and one by... more

VENDITION
A sale; the act of selling. ... more

VENDITIONI EXPONAS,
practice. That you expose to sale. The name of a writ of execution, directed to the sheriff, commanding him to sell goods or chattels, and in... more

VEJOURS.
An obsolete word, which signified viewers or experts. (q. v.) ... more

VENAL.
Something that is bought. The term is generally applied in a bad sense; as, a venal office is an office which has been purchased. ... more

VENDEE,
contr. A purchaser; (q. v.) a buyer. ... more

VECTIGALIA.
Among the Romans this word signified duties which were paid to the prince for the importation and exportation of certain merchandise. They differed from tribute, which... more

VASSAL,
feudal law. This was the name given to the holder of a fief, bound to perform feudal service; this word was then always correlative to that... more

VARIANCE,
pleading, evidence. A disagreement or difference between two parts of the same legal proceeding, which ought to agree together. Variances are between the writ and the... more

VALUED POLICY.
A valued policy is one where the value has been set on the ship or goods insured, and this value has been inserted in the policy... more

VALUE RECEIVED.
This phrase is usually employed in a bill of exchange or promissory note, to denote that a consideration has been given for it. ... more

VALUATION.
The act of ascertaining the worth of a thing; or it is the esti-mated worth of a thing. 2. It differs from... more

VALUE,
common law. This term has two different meanings. It sometimes expresses the utility of an object, and some times the power of purchasing other good with... more

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