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HUSBREC

In Saxon law. The crime of housebreaking or burglary. Crabb, Eng. Law, 50, 30S.

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HUSCARLE

In old English law. A house servant or domestic; a man of thehousehold. Spelman.A king’s vassal, thane, or baron; an earl’s man or vassal. A term of frequent occurrencein Domesday Book.

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HUSFASTNE

He who holds house and laud. Bract. 1. 3, t 2, c. 10.

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HUSGABLUM

In old records. House rent; or a tax or tribute laid upon a house. Cowell; Blount.

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HUSH-MONEY

A colloquial expression to designate a bribe to hinder information;pay to secure silence.

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HUSTINGS

Council; court; tribunal. Apparently so called from being held within abuilding, at a time when other courts were held iu the opeu air. It was a local court.The county court iu the city of London bore this name. There were hustings at York,Winchester, Lincoln, aud iu other places similar to the London hustings. Also the raisedplace from which candidates for seats in parliament address the constitueucy, on theoccasion of their nomination. Wharton.In Virginia, some of the local courts are called “hustings,” as in the city of Richmond.Smith v. Com., 0 Grat (Va.)

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HUTILAN

Taxes. Mon. Angl. 1. 5S6.

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HWATA, HWATUNG

In old English law. Augury; divination.

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HYBERNAGIUM

In old English law. The season for sowing winter grain, betweenMichaelmas and Christmas. The land on which such grain was sown. The grain itself ;winter grain or winter corn. Cowell.

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HYBRID

A mongrel; an animal formed of the union of different species, or differentgenera; also (metaphorically) a human being born of the union of persons of differentraces.

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HYBRID BOND

A fixed income security that has derivatives written into its contract. They change how returns and risks are calculated. This is also called callable, putable, warrant, and convertible bonds. Or a structured note.

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HYBRID ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

A network combining market and regulated ECNs.

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HYBRID MODEL

A corporation owned by family interest that has illiquid capital markets, inactive corporate control, and nascent regulations. Also called a relationship or market model.

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HYDAGE

See HIDAGE.

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HYDROMETER

An instrument for measuring the density of liuids. Being immersed iuliuids, as iu water, briue, beer, brandy, etc., it determines the proportion of theirdensity, or their specific gravity, aud theuce their quality. See Rev. St U. S. i 2018 (U. S.Comp. St 1001, p. 1027.)

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HYEMS, HIEMS

Lit Iu the civil law. Winter. Dig. 43, 20, 4, 34. Written, in some ofthe old books, “yems.” Fleta, lib. 2, c. 73, S

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HYMEN

This term describes the piece of membrane that covers the entrance to the vagina that is found in virgins. See maidenhead.

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HYPNOSIS

the term given to the induced state of a person who is responsive to suggestion.

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HYPNOTISM

In medical jurisprudence. A psychic or mental state rendering the patientsusceptible to suggestion at the will of another.The hypnotic state is an abnormal condition of the mind and senses, in the nature oftrance, artificial catalepsy, or somnambulism, induced in one person by another, byconcentration of the attention, a strong effort of volition, and perhaps the exercise of atelepathic power not as yet fully understood, or by mental suggestion, in whichcondition the mental processes of the subject and to a great extent his will aresubjugated and directed by those of the operator.

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HYPOBOLUM

In the Civil law. The name of the bequest or legacy given by the husband to his wife, at his death, ubove her dowry

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