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The blending and mixing property belonging to differeift persons, inorder to divide it equally. 2 Bl. Comm. 190.Anciently applied to the mixing and blending of lands given to one daughter in frankmarriage, with those descending to her and her sisters in fee-simple, for the purpose ofdividing the whole equally amoug them; without which the daughter who held in frankmarriage could have no share in the lands in fee-simple. Litt.


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