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The removal of a burden, charge, or duty. Particularly, the act ofrelieving a person or estate from a charge or liability by casting the same upon anotherperson or estate. Louisville & N. R. Co. v. Comm., 114 Ky. 787, 71 S. W. 916; Bannon r.Burnes (C. C.) 39 Fed. 898.A right or equity which exists between BL.LAW DICT.(2D ED.)


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