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EAR-MARK Definition & Legal Meaning

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A mark put ui>on a thing to distinguish It from another. Originally andliterally, a mark upon the ear; a mode of marking sheep and other animals.Property is said to be ear-marked when it can be identified or distinguished fromother property of the same nature.Money has no ear-mark, but It is an ordinary term for a privy mark made by any one on a coin.


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