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Yearly obligations to a financial institution.

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L 5

An abbreviation of "Long Quinto," one of the parts of the Year Books.

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L C

An abbreviation which may stand either for "Lord Chancellor," "Lower Canada," or "Leading Cases."

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L E U C A

In old French law. A league, consisting of fifteen hundred paces, Spelman. In old English law. A league or mile of a thousand paces. Domesday; Spelman. A privileged space around a monastery of a league or mile in circuit Spelman

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L J

An abbreviation for "Law Judge;" also for "Law Journal."

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L L

(also L. Lat.) and L. F. (also L. Fr.) are used as abbreviations of the terms "Law Latin" and "Law French."

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L S

An abbreviation for "Locus sigilli." the place of the seal, i. e

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L33T

In old English law. One of a class between servile and free. Palgrave, 1. 354.

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L9 SUDDEN HEAT OF PASSION

death of his ancestor acquires his estate by right of representation as his heir at law. See In re Donahue's Estate, 30 Cal. 332; Barclay. v. Cameron, 25 Tex. 241.

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LA

Fr. There. An adverb of time and place; whereas.

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LA CHAMBRE DES ESTEILLES

The star-chamber. La conscience est la plus changeante des regies. Conscience is the most changeable of rules. Bouv. Diet. La ley favour la vie d'un home. The law favors the life of a man. Yearb. M. 10 Hen. VI. 51. La ley favour l'enheritance d'un home. The law favors the inheritance of a man. Yearb. M. 10 Hen. VI. 51. La ley voct pins tost suffer nn mls- cheife que nn inconvenience. The law will sooner suffer a mischief than an inconvenience. Litt

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LA Fr

The. The definite article in the feminine gender. Occurs in some legal terms and phrases; as "Termes de la Leg," terms of the law.

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LA NI

Periodic but anomalous cooling of the surface waters of eastern equatorial Pacific ocean (off South American coast), causing the opposite effects experienced during El Ninio. Typical effects include a cooling in the Pacific area, and a drying effect in the United States. La Ninia is Spanish for a little girl.

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LAAS

In old records. A net, gin, or snare.

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LABEL

Anything appended to a larger writing, as a codicil; a narrow slip of paper or parchment affixed to a deed or writ, in order to hold the appending seal. In the vernacular, the word denotes a printed or written slip of paper affixed to a manufactured article, giving information as to its nature or quality, or the contents of a package, name of the maker, etc. See Perkins v. Heert, 5 App. Div. 335, 39 N. Y. Supp. 223; Iliggins v. Keuffel, 140 U. S. 428, 11 Sup. Ct. 731. 35 L. Ed. 470; Burke v. Cassin, 45 Cal. 4S1, 13 Am. Rep. 204. A copy of a writ in the exchequer. 1 Tidd, Pr. 150.

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LABELING

Identifying information on packaging about its contents, on a container holding several packages, or the product itself. Relevant safety and shipping laws govern the type and quantity of information that must exist on a label for specific types of consumer and industrial products.

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LABINA

In old records. Watery land.

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LABOR

1. Work; toil; service. Continued exertion, of the more onerous and inferior kind, usually and chiefly consisting in the protracted expenditure of muscular force, adapted to the accomplishment of specific useful ends. It is used in this sense in several legal phrases, such as "a count for work and labor," "wages of labor," etc. "Labor." "business," and "work" are not synonyms. Labor may be business, but it is not necessarily so; and business is not always labor. Labor implies toil; exertion producing weariness; manual exertion of a toilsome nature. Making an agreement for the sale of a chattel is not within a prohibition of common labor upon Sunday, though it is (if by a merchant in his calling) within a prohibition upon business. Bloom v. Richards. 2 Ohio St. 387.

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LABOR

Human effort, both physical and mental, used in making goods and services.

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LABOR A JURY L

L. This letter, as a Roman numeral, stands for the number "fifty." It is also used as an abbreviation for "law," "liber," (a book,) "lord," and some other words of which it is the initial.

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