Lat. In old pleading. Whereby he lost the service [of his servant.] A phrase used in the old declarations in actions of trespass by a master, for beating or ill using his servant, descriptive of the special damage he had himself sustained. 3 Bl. Comm. 142; 9 Coke, 113a; Callaghan v. Lake Hopatcong Ice Co., 69 N. J. Law, 100, 54 Atl. 223. Per rationes pervenitur ad legitimam rationem. Litt

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