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TALES,
Eng. law. The name of a book kept in the king~s bench office, of such jurymen as were of the tales. See Tales de circumstantibus. ... more

TALES DE CIRCUMSTANTIBUS,
practice. Such persons as are standing round. When ever the panel of the jury is exhausted the court order that the jurors wanted shall be selected from... more

TALE
comm. law. A denomination of money in China. In the computation of the ad valorem duty on goods, &c. it is computed at one dollar and forty-eight... more

TAKE
This is a technical expression which signifies to be entitled to; as, a devisee will take under the will. To take also signifies to seize, as... more

TAKING,
crim. torts. The act of laying hold upon an article, with or without removing the same; a felonious taking is not sufficient without a carrying away,... more

TAIL.
An estate tail is an estate of inheritance, to a man or a woman and his or her heirs of his or her body, or... more

TACIT
That which, although not expressed, is understood from the nature of the thing, or from the provision of the law; implied. ... more

TACIT LAW.
A law which derives its authority from the common consent of the people, without any legislative enactment. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 120. ... more

TACK
Scotch law. A contract of location by which the use of land, or any other immovable subject, is, set to the lessee or tacksman for a certain... more

TACKING,
Engl. law. The union of securities given at different times, so as to prevent any intermediate purchasers claiming title to redeem, or otherwise discharge one lien,... more

TABLEAU OF DISTRIBUTION.
In Louisiana this is a list of creditors of an insolvent estate, stating what each is entitled to. 4 N. S. 535. ... more

TABLES.
A synopsis in which many particulars are brought together in a general view; as genealogical tables, which are composed of the names of persons ... more

TABULA IN NAUFRAGIO,
Engl. law. Literally a plank in a wreck. This figure has been used to denote the condition of a third mortgagee, who obtained his mortgage without... more

TABELLIO.
An officer among the Romans who reduced to writing and into proper form, agreements, contracts, wills, and other instruments, and witnessed their execution. The term tabellio... more

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