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Lat. In the civil law. a. multitude ; a crowd or mob; a tumultuous assembly of persons. Said to consist of ten or fifteen, at the least. Calvin.


In maritime law. The passing of a vessel by sea from one place, port, or country to another. The term is held to include the enterprise entered upon, and not merely the


A trading corporation is a commercial corporation engaged In buying and selling. The word “trading,” is much narrower in scope than “business,” as applied to corporations, and though a trading corporation is


Companies chartered in one state without any intention of doing business therein, but which carry on their business and operations wholly In other states. Slate v. Georgia Co., 112 N. C. 34,


A rate of costs given in certain actions, consisting, according to its technical import, of the common costs, half of these, and half of the latter. 2 Tidd, Pr. 988. The word


Nomen est quasi rei notamen. A name is, as it were, the note of a thing. 11 Coke, 20. Nomen non sufficit, si res non sit de jure ant de facto. A


L. Lat. In oid English law. The executor of a last will and testament. Cowell. (ECONOMUS. Lat. In the civil law. A manager or administrator. Calvin.

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