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COMMON-LAW LIEN Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

One known, to or granted by the common law, as distinguished from statutory, equitable, and maritime liens; also one arising by implication of law, as distinguished from one created by the agreement of the parties. The Menominie (D. C.) 30 Fed. 197; Tobacco Warehouse Co. v. Trustee. 117 Ivy. 478. 78 S. W. 413, 04 L. R. A. 219

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