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TUCHAS

In Spanish law. Objections or exceptions to witnesses. White, New Recop. b. 3, tit 7, c. 10.

TURPITUDO

Lat. Baseness; infamy; immorality; turpitude. Tuta est custodia quae sibimet cre- ditur. Ilob. 340. That guardianship is secure which is intrusted to itself alone.

TYLWITH

Brit. A tribe or family branching or issuing out of another. Cowell.

TRADING; CORPORATIONS

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

TRAMP CORPORATIONS

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,

TREBLE COSTS

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

TRANSCRIPTITIA

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

tECONOMICUS

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.