A place where hares are kept Mon. Angl. t. 2, p. 1035.
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Fr. In French law. A letter. It is used, like our English “letter,” for a formal instrument giving authority.
An offense against sovereign power; treason; rebellion.
An ancient writ whereby the king commanded the justices in eyre to admit of an attorney for the defense of another’s liberty. Reg. Orig. 19.
A person to whom a license has been granted. In patent law. One who has had transferred to him, either in writing or orally, a less or different interest than either the interest in the whole patent, or an undivided part of such whole interest, or an exclusive sectional interest. Potter v. Ilollaud, 4 Blatchf. 211, Fed. Cas. No. 11,329.
An old form of “lieutenant,” and still retained as the vulgar pro- nunciation of the word.
Allegiance; the faithful obedience of a subject to his sovereign, of a citizen to his government. Also, derivatively, the territory of a state or sovereignty.
An inn of court. See INNS OF COURT.
Included in a list; put on a list, particularly on a list of taxable persons or property.
Span. Litigious; the subject of litigation; a term applied to property which is the subject of dispute iu a pending suit. White v. Gay, 1 Tex. 3SS.
The pay to loadsmen; that is, persons who sail or row before ships, In barks or small vessels, with instruments for towing the ship and directing her course, In order that she may escape the dangers in her way. Poth. Des Avaries, no. 137.
See IN Loco PARENTIS.
In Roman law. A public clerk, register, or book-keeper; one LOGS 737
A ram or bell-wether. Cowell.
Luggage may consist of any articles intended for the use of a passenger while traveling, or for his personal equipment. Civ. Code Cal.
A phrase applied to incorporeal rights, incapable of manual tra- dition, and which must pass by mere delivery of a deed.
The former term is applicable when the amount of the damages has been ascertained by the judgment in the action, or when a specific sum of money has been expressly stipulated by the parties to a bond or other contract as the amount of damages to be recovered by either party for a breach of the agreement by the other. Watts v. Shep- pard, 2 Ala. 445; Smith v. Smith, 4 Wend. (N. Y.) 470: Keeble v. Keeble, 85 Ala. 552, 5 South. 149: Eakin v. Scott, 70 Tex. 442, 7 S. W. 777. Unliquidated damages are such as are not yet reduced to a certainty in respect of amount, nothing more being established than the plaintiff’s right to recover; or such as cannot be fixed by a mere mathematical calculation from ascertained data in the case. Cox v. Mclaughlin, 76 Cal. 60, 18 Pac. 100, 9 Am. St. Rep. 164.
TLD Example 1: The contract contained a liquidated damages clause, so the plaintiff in the breach of contract lawsuit did not have to prove the amount of its losses.
TLD Example 2: Personal injury lawsuits require a victim to present evidence establishing the amount of its unliquidated damages in order to receive compensation.
A term sometimes applied to the amount of compensation to be paid for land taken under the power of eminent domain or for injury to, or depreciation of, land adjoining that taken. People v. Hilts, 27 Misc. Rep. 290, 58 N. Y. Supp. 434; In re Lent, 47 App. Div.
The day prescribed in a bond, mortgage, or defeasible deed for payment of the debt secured thereby, or, in default of payment, the forfeiture of the property mortgaged. But this does not now occur until foreclosure. Ward v. Lord, 100 Ga. 407, 28 S. E. 440; Moore v. Norman, 43 Minn. 428, 45 N. W. 857, 9 L. R. A. 55, 19 Am. St. Rep. 247; ICortright v. Cady, 21 N. Y. 345. 78 Am. Rep. 145.
A juridical day. See fupra. And see HelTner v. Heffner, 48 La. Ann. 10S8, 20 South. 281.
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