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MANGONEEEUS

A warlike instrument for casting stones against the walls of a castle. Cowell.

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MANSION

A dwelling-house or place of residence, including its appurtenant out- buildings. Thompson v. People, 3 Parker, Cr. R. (N. Y.) 214 ; Comm. v. Pennock, 3 Serg. & R. (Pa.) 199; Armour v. State, 3 Humph. (Tenn.) 3S5; Devoe v. Comm., 3 Mete. (Mass.) 325. The mansion includes not only the dwelling- house, but also the outhouses, such as barns, stables, cowhouses, dairy houses, and the like, ifi they are parcel of the messuage (that is, within the curtilage or protection of the dwelling-house) though not under the s”me roof nor contiguous to it. 2 East, P. C. 41)2: State v. Brooks. 4 Conn. 44S; Bryant v. State, (>0 Ga. 358; Fletcher v. State, 10 Lea (Tenn.) 339. In old English law. Residence; dwelling.

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MANUFACTORY

A building, the main or principal design or use of which is to be a place for producing articles as products of labor; not merely a place where something may be made by hand or machinery, but what in common understanding is known as a “factory.” Halpin v. Insurance Co., 120 N. Y. 73, 23 N. E. 989, 8 L. R. A. 79; Schott v. Ilarvey, 105 Pa. 227, 51 Am. Rep. 201 ; Franklin F. Ins. Co. v. Brock, 57 Pa. 82.

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MARA

In old records. A mere or moor; a lake, pool, or pond; a bog or marsh that cannot be drained. Cowell; Blount; Spelman.

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MARISCHAL

An officer in Scotland, who, with tbe lord high constable, possessed a supreme itinerant jurisdiction in all crimes MARISCUS 760

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MARQUIS ATE

The seigniory of a marquis.

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MATE

The officer second in command on a merchant vessel. Ely v. Peck, 7 Conn. 242; Millaudon v. Martin, 6 Rob. (La.) 539.

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MATRIMONY

Marriage, (q. v.,) in the sense of the relation or status, not of the ceremony.

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MEAD

Ground somewhat watery, not plowed, but covered with grass and flowers. Enc. Lond.

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MEDIANUS HOMO

A man of middle fortune.

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MEDSYPP

A harvest supper or entertainment given to laborers at harvest-home. Cowell.

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MEMBRDM

A slip or small piece of land.

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MENTITION

The act of lying; a falsehood.

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MERCHANT

A man who traffics or carries on trade with foreign countries, or who exports and imports goods and sells them by wholesale. Webster. Merchants of this de- scription are commonly known by the name of “shipping merchants.” A trader; one who. as a business, buys and sells wares and merchandise. See White v. Com., 78 Va. 485; Rosenbaum v. Newborn, 118 N. C. 83. 24 S. E. 1, 32 L. R. A. 123; Galveston County v. Gorham, 49 Tex. 285; In re Cameron, etc., Ins. Co. (D. C.) 90 Fed. 757; State v. Smith, 5 Humph. (Tenn.) 395; U. S. v. Wong Ah Gah

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