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LABEL Definition & Legal Meaning

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Anything appended to a larger writing, as a codicil; a narrow slip of paper or parchment affixed to a deed or writ, in order to hold the appending seal. In the vernacular, the word denotes a printed or written slip of paper affixed to a manufactured article, giving information as to its nature or quality, or the contents of a package, name of the maker, etc. See Perkins v. Heert, 5 App. Div. 335, 39 N. Y. Supp. 223; Iliggins v. Keuffel, 140 U. S. 428, 11 Sup. Ct. 731. 35 L. Ed. 470; Burke v. Cassin, 45 Cal. 4S1, 13 Am. Rep. 204. A copy of a writ in the exchequer. 1 Tidd, Pr. 150.


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