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In the signatures of royal persons, "R." is an abbreviation for "rex" (king) or "repina" (queen.) In descriptions of land, according to the divisions of the governmental survey. It stands for "range." Ot- tumwa, etc.. It. Co. v. McWilliams, 71 Iowa, 164, 32 N. W. 315.

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R G

An abbreviation for Reyula Generalis, a general rule or order of court; or for the plural of the same.

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R I P A R I A

A medieval Latin word, which Lord Coke takes to mean water running between two banks; in other places it is rendered "bank."

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R L

This abbreviation may stand either for "Revised Laws" or "Roman law."

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R S

An abbreviation for "Revised Statutes."

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R SCAVAGE, SCHEVAGE, SCHEWAGE, or SHEW AGE

A kind of toll or custom, exacted by mayors, sheriffs, etc., of merchant strangers, for wares showed or offered

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R-VALUE

A unit of resistance to heat that is used to denote a materials effectiveness to be insulation. It is a determination of the ability to stop the flow of heat.

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RABBI TRUST

a trust wherein the employee is not taxed because the plan's assets can be claimed by creditors. This name is used because the first of these type of trusts was set up for a rabbi.

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RACE

A tribe, people, or nation, belonging or supposed to belong to the same stock or lineage. "Race, color, or previous condition of servitude." Const U. S., Am. XV.

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RACE STATUTE

a law in some states that he first person to file a claim has the right to the claim.

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RACE-WAY

An artificial canal dug in the earth; a channel cut in the ground. Wilder v. De Coil. 26 Minn. 17, 1 N. W. 48. The channel for the current that drives a water- wheel. Webster.

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RACHAT

In French law. The right of repurchase which, in English and American law, the vendor may reserve to himself. It is also called "r6mfr6." Brown.

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RACHATER L

Fr. To redeem; to repurchase, (or buy back.) Kelbam.

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RACHETUM

In Scotch law. Ransom; corresponding to Saxon "wcregild," a pecuniary composition for an offense. Skene; Jacob.

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RACHIMBURGII

In the legal polity of the Salians and Ripuarians and other Germanic peoples, this name was given to the judges or assessors who sat with the count in his mallum, (court.) and were generally associated with him in other matters. Spelman.

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RACIALISM

Similar to racism where a person is deemed inferior because they belong to a different race of people. That race is a determination of the behaviour that is seen in human beings.

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RACISM

A set of policies that is exhibited bt a person or persons toward a group of people of a different race. Often antagonistic and confronting. The assumption of lower intelligence and importance given to a person because of their racial characteristics.

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RACK

An engine of torture anciently used in the Inquisitorial method of examining persons charged with crime, the office of which was to break the limbs or dislocate the joints.

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RACK JOBBERS

The person who works on behalf of the wholesaler by providing racks that will store the products. It is usually used for products like chips, lollies and other convenience foods. Several rack jobbers will work at each location.

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RACK RATE

The rate that is charged for a hotel room or accomodation when a person just walks in off tyhe street. It is usually more expensive than the rates that are charged by a third party such as a travel agent or via the internet.

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