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Definition & Citations:

That which is fit, suitable, adapted, and correct. See Knox v. Lee, 12 Wall. 457, 20 L. Ed. 2S7; Griswold v. Hep burn, 2 Duv. (Ky.) 20; Westfield v. Warren, 8 N. J. Law, 251. Peculiar; naturally or essentially belonging to a person or thing; not common; ap- propriate; one’s own.


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