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1. A delineation or account of a particular subject by the recital of itscharacteristic accidents and qualities.2. A written enumeration of items composing an estate, or of its condition, or oftitles or documents; like an Inventory, but with more particularity, and without involvingthe idea of an appraisement.3. An exact written account of an article, mechanical device, or process which is thesubject of an application for a patent.4. A method of pointing out a particular person by referring to his relationship tosome other person or his character as an officer, trustee, executor, etc.5. That part of a conveyance, advertisement of sale, etc., which identities the landintended to be affected.


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