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CONSIGNEE
contracts. One to whom a consignment is made. 2. When the goods consigned to him are his own, and they have been ordered to be sent,... more

CONSIGINMENT
The goods or property sent by a common carrier from one or more persons called the consignors, from one place, to one or more persons, called... more

CONSIGNOR
contracts. One who makes a consignment to another. 2. When goods are consigned to be sold on commission, and the property remains in the consignor; or... more

CONSILIUM
or dies consilii, practice. A time allowed for the accused to make his defence, and now more commonly used for a day appointed to argue a demurrer.... more

CONSIMILI CASU
These words occur in the Stat. West. 21 C. 24, 13 Ed. 1. wbich gave authority to the clerks in chancery to form new writs in... more

CONSISTENT
That which agrees with something else; as a consistent condition, which is one which agrees with all other parts of a contract, or which can be... more

CONSISTORY
ecclesiastical law. An assembly of cardinals convoked by the pope. The consistory is public or secret. It is vublic, when the pope receives princes or gives audience... more

CONSOLATO DEL MARE
(IL). The name of a code of sea laws compiled by order of the ancient kings of Aragon. Its date is not very certain, but it was... more

CONSOLIDATION
civil law. The union of the usufruct with the estate out of which it issues, in the same person which happens when the usufructuary acquires the estate,... more

CONSOLIDATION RULE
practice, com. law. When a number of actions are brought on the same policy, it is the constant practice, for the purpose of saving costs, to consolidate... more

CONSOLS
Eng. law. This is an abbreviation for consolidated annuities. Formerly when a loan was made, authorized by government, a particular part of the revenue was appropriated for... more

CONSORT
A man or woman married. The man is the consort of his wife, the woman is the consort of her husband.... more

CONSPIRACY
crim. law, torts. An agreement between two or more persons to do an unlawful act, or an act which may become by the combination injurious to others.... more

CONSPIRATORS
Persons guilty of a conspiracy. See 3 Bl. Com. 126-71 Wils. Rep. 210-11. See Conspiracy.... more

CONSTABLE
An officer, who is generally elected by the people. 2. He possess power, virture officii, as a conservator of the peace at common law, and... more

CONSTABLEWICK
In England, by this word is meant the territorial jurisdiction of a constable. 5 Nev. & M. 261.... more

CONSTAT
English law. The name of a certificate, which the clerk of the pipe and auditors of the exchequer make at the request of any person who intends... more

CONSTITUENT
He who gives authority to another to act for him. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 893. 2. The constituent is bound with whatever his attorney does... more

CONSTITUIMUS
A Latin word which signifies we constitute. Whenever the king of England is vested with the right of creating a new office, he must use proper... more

TO CONSTITUTE
contr. To empower, to authorize. In the common form of letters of attorney, these words occur, I nominate, constitute and appoint." ... more