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UTRUBI

In the civil law. The name of a species of interdict for retaining a thing, granted for the purpose of protecting the possession of a movable thing, as the uti possidetis was granted for an immovable. Inst. 4, 15, 4; Mackeld. Rom. Law,

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UTRUMQUE NOSTRUM

Both of us. Words used formerly in bonds.

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UTTER

To put or seud into circulation ; to publish or put forth. To utter and publish an instrument is to declare or assert, directly or indirectly, by words or actions, that it is good; uttering it is a declaration that it is good, with an intention or offer to pass it. Whart. Crim. Law,

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UTTER BAR

In English law. The bar at which those barristers, usually junior men, practice who have not yet been raised to the dignity of king's counsel. These junior barristers are said to plead without the bar; while those of the higher rank are admitted to seats within the bar, and address the court or a jury from a place reserved for them, and divided off by a bar. Brown.

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UTTER BARRISTER

In English law. Those barristers who plead without the bar. and are distinguished from benchers, or those who have been readers, and who are allowed to plead within the bar, as the king's counsel are. Cowell.

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UXOR

Lat In the civil law. A wife; a woman lawfully married.

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UXORICIDE

The killing of a wife by her husband; one who murders his wife. Not a technical term of the law. V. 1195 VADUM V V. As an abbreviation, this letter may stand for "Victoria," "volume," or "verb;" also "vide" (see) and "voce" (word.) It is also a common abbreviation of "versus," in the titles of causes, and reported cases. V. C. An abbreviation for "vice-chancellor." V. C. C. An abbreviation for "vice-chancellor's court" V. E. An abbreviation for "venditioni exponas," (q. v.) V. G. An abbreviation for "verbi gratia," for the sake of example.

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