The act of emptying; ejection from a benefice.
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In common recoveries, tlie person who is called to warrant or defend the title is called the “vouchee.” 2 Bouv. Inst, no. 2093.
L. Lat. In old English law. To wage or gage the duellum; to wage battel; to give pledges mutually for engaging in the trial by combat.
The act of ascertainiug the worth of a thing. The estimated worth of a thing. See Lowenstein v. Schiller, 38 App. Div. 178, 50 N. Y. Supp. 074; State v. Central Pac. It. Co., 7 Nev. 104; Sergeant v. Dwyer, 44 Minn. 300, 40 N. W. 444.
L Lat A waste or common lying open to the cattle of all tenants who have a right of commoning. Cowell.
The office of dog-leader, or courser. Cowell.
Sax. In old records. A packet-boat or transport vessel. Cowell.
The crop on the ground. Cowell.
The injury or damage which is suffered in consequence of the tricks of another.
The sheriff hath not sent the writ. The form of continuance on the record after issue and before trial. 7 Mod. 349; 11 Mod. 231.
Fr. Life; occurring in the phrases cestui que vie, pur autre vie, etc.
A judgment which deprived one of his libera lex, whereby he was discredited and disabled as a juror or witness; forfeited his goods and chattels and lands for life; wasted the lands, razed the houses, rooted up the trees, and committed his body to prison. It has become obsolete. 4 Bl. Comm. 136; 4 Steph. Comm. 230 ; 4 Broom & H. Comm. 153. Wharton. Vim vi repcllcre licet, modo fiat mode- ramine inculpatse tutelse, non ad sumen- dam vindictam, sed ad propulsandam in- juriam. It is lawful to repel force by force, provided it be done with the moderation of blameless defense, not for the purpose of taking revenge, but to ward off injury. Co. Litt. 162a.
The term “violence” is synonymous with “physical force,” and the two are used interchangeably, iu relation to assaults, by elementary writers on criminal law. State v. Wells, 31 Conn. 212.
Lat Any kind of force, violence, or disturbance relating to a man’s person or his property.
Lat In the civil law. A step-father; a mother’s second husband. Calvin.
L. Fr. To speak the truth. This phrase denotes the preliminary examination which the court may make of one presented as a witness or juror, where his competency, interest, etc., is objected to.
The Gallic ing one who has warranted lands, by the par- n ty warranted, to come and defend the suit for him. Co. Litt. 1016. Vox emissa volat; lit era scripta ma- net. The spoken word flies; the written letter remains. Broom, Max. 606.
Lat In Roman law. Bail or security; the giving of ball for appearance in court; a recognizance. Calvin.
In English law. A list of all the ratable hereditaments in a parish, showing the names of the occupier, the owner, the property, the extent of the property, the gross estimated rental, and the ratable value; prepared by the overseers of each parish in a union under section 14 of tlie union assessment committee act, 1802, (St. 25 & 20 Vict c. 103,) for the purposes of the poor rate. Wharton.
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