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Vide Sans Recours and Indorsement, Chit.
on Bills, 179, 14 S. &, R. 325, 3 Cranch, 193, 7 Cranch, 159,
1 Cowen, 538, 12 Mass. 172,... more
contracts. These words are frequently
used in conditions of sale at public auction, that the property
offered, or to be offered for sale, will be sold... more
WITHOUT THIS, THAT,
pleading. These are technical words
used in a traverse, (q. v.) for the purpose of denying a material
fact in the preceding pleadings, whether declaration, plea,... more
could not be compelled to disclose secrets which he had received
in auricular confession. City Hall Rec. 80 n. Vide Confessor,
20. - 4. Jurors. A... more
This signifies that the cause or thing to
which it relates is indefinitely adjourned, as when a case is
adjourned without day, it is not again... more
pleading. This word is adopted in formal traverses,
and is a negative signifying ",and not for,", accordingly
the language of the elder entries sometimes is, It... more
practice. The name of a writ which issues on
the return of elon-gata to an alias or pluries writ of replevin,
by which the sheriff is... more
WITHDRAWING A JUROR,
practice. An agreement made between
the parties in a suit to require one of the twelve jurors impanneled
to try a cause to leave the jury... more
Among the Saxons, this was a measure of land, it
contained a half hide, or sixty acres.
To know, that is to say, namely. See Scilicet.
WITH STRONG HAND,
pleading. This is a technical phrase
indispensable in describing a forcible entry in an indictment.
No other word or circumlocution will answer the same purpose.
8 T.... more
The standard measure originally kept
at Winchester, in England.
of the owner of the adjoining property, unless he possesses the
right of having ancient lights. (q. v.) The opening of such windows
and destroying the... more
corpus, mandamus, injunction,
quo warranto, certiorari, and all other writs necessary to carry
into effect their orders, judgments and decrees, and give them
a general control over inferior... more
Being related by both the father and mothers
side, this phrase is used in contradistinction to half, blood,
(q. v.) which is relation only on one... more
To sell by wholesale, is to sell by large parcels,
generally in original packages, and not by retail. (q. v.)
An unmarried woman whose husband is dead.
2. In legal writings, widow is an addition given to a woman who
is unmarried and whose husband is... more
Eng. law. In London the apparel of a widow
and the furniture of her chamber, left by her deceased husband,
is so called, and the widow... more
The state of a man whose wife is dead or of
a woman whose husband is dead. In general there is no law to regulate
A man whose wife is dead. A widower has a right
to administer to his wifes separate estate, and as her administrator
to collect debts due... more