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Angild. The legal estimated value Animo remanendi. With intent to of a man or a chattel.

stay away. Angleterre. England.

Animo republicandi. With the in. Angliae jura in omnia casu libertati tention of republishing.

dant favorem. In every case Animo revertendi. With a disposiEnglish laws favorable to tion to come back. liberty.

Animo testandi. With the intention Anglice. English.

of making a will. See 28 Am. St. Anguish. Extreme mental or phy- Rep. 495. sical pain.

Animus. Mind; intent. Anient. Void.

Animus ad se omne jus dicit. Anientisement. Waste.

Every law is addressed to the spirit Animal. Any animate thing not hu- of the thing.

man endowed with power of vol- Animus hominis est anima scripti untary motion.-Bouv.

The intention of a man is the Animalia fera, si facta sint mansu- spirit of his writing.

eta et ex consuetudine eunt et Ann. The amount of a minister's redeunt volant et revolant, ut stipend due his heir upon his cervi, cygni, etc., eo usque nostra

death; year. sunt et ita intelliguntur quamdiu Ann. Cas. American Annotated habuerunt animum revertendi. Cases. Wild animals, if they are tamed and Annals. The Year-books. are accustomed to go forth and to Annates. The first year's profits return, to fly out and fly back, paid to the pope by the holder of such as deer, swans, etc., we un

a benefice. derstand to be ours as long as Anne. Queen of England from 1702 they have the intention to return.

to 1714; year. See 7 Coke, 16.

Annexation. The affixing of chattels Animo. With intent.

to land in such manner that they Animo cancellandi. With intent to become in law a part of it. See repudiate or cancel.

14 Cal. 64. Animo custodiendi. With intent to Anni et Tempora. An old name for take care of.

the Year-books. Animo defamandi. With intent to Anni nubiles. Marriageable age of defame.

a girl. Animo differendi. With intent to Anniculus. A one year old child. delay.

Anniculus trecentesimo sexagesimo Animo donandi. With the intention quinto die dicitur, incipiente plane of making a gift.

non exacto die, quia annum civAnimo et corpore. With intent and iliter non ad momenta temporum act.

sed ad dies numeramur. A child Animo felonico. With felonious in. is said to be a year old on the tent.

365th day, after the beginning of Animo furandi With intent to steal. the day, not at the end of it, beAnimo lucrandi. With the intent to cause we reckon the civil year not profit.

by moments, but by days. Animo manendi. With intent to re- Anniented. Abrogated; set at main.

naught. Animo morandi. With intent to Anno Domini. In the year of our delay.

Lord; since the birth of Christ. Animo possidendi. With intent to Annona. Yearly contributions of possess.

food for one's support. Animo recipiendi. With intent to Annonae civiles. Annual rents paid receive.

to monasteries. 20




A year.


Annoyance. A nuisance.

Ante omnia. Before all other Annua nec deditem judex non sepa

things. rat ipse. A judge himself does

Ante-date. , To date back. not sever either a debt or an an- Ante-nuptial. Before marriage. nuity.

Ante-nuptial contract. One made

before marriage. Annuities of tiends. uities of

Antecessor. An ancestor. titles.

Antejuramentum. An oath required Annuity. A personal obligation to

of the plaintiff that he would prosemake a certain annual payment. cute and of the defendant that he See 24 N. J. Eq. 358.

was innocent. Annuity tax. An annual tax levied Antenati. Those born prior to

in Scotland for the support of great political event; those born ministers of the gospel.

here before the Declaration of Annul. To nullify; to set at naught; Independence.

to make void. See 22 Mo. 24. Antichrisis. A Roman pledge under Annulus et baculus. The ring and which the lender took the use of

the staff, symbols used in the in- the property in lieu of interest. vestiture of a bishop.

Anticipation. The premature doing Annus.

of an act. Annus deliberandi. The year which Antigraph. A copy.

the Scotch law gives the heir to Antigraphus. A Roman officer who determine whether he will take an supervised the control of public inheritance.

moneys. Annus est mora motus quo

Antinomia. A real or apparent conplaneta pervolat circulum. A tradiction in a law. year is the time of motion in which Antiqua custuma. Certain statutory a planet revolves in its orbit.

duties on wool and leather. Annus et dies. A year and a day. Antiqua Statuta. English statutes Annus inceptus pro completo habetur. from 1189 to 1327.

The beginning of a year is consid- Antiquare. To preserve the old law,

ered to be the completion of it. a Roman law term. Annus luctus. The year of mourn- Antiquum dominicum. Ancient de

ing immediately succeeding a husband's death and during which his Antithetarius. One seeking to eswidow could not remarry. See 1 cape punishment for a crime by Bl. Comm. 456.

charging his accuser therewith. Annuus reditus. An annuity; Antrustio. A confidential vassal. annual rent.

Apartment. A part of a house ocAnnus utilis. A year of advantage. cupied by one person while the rest Anoyer. To annoy.

is occupied by another or others. Answer. A pleading by way of de- See 10 Pick. (Mass.) 293.

fense raising an issue of fact. Apatisatio. A contract. Antapocha. A signed acknowledg. Aperta brevia. Unsealed writs.

ment of a debt by which the Apertum factum. An overt act. debtor is bound.

Apertus. Open. Ante. Before.

Apex juris. A subtlety of the law. Ante exhibitionem billae. Before Aphasia. A mental affliction wheresuit is filed.

by one loses comprehension of the Ante factum. A former act.

of words and of familiar Ante gestum. A former act.

objects. Ante litem motam. Before the filing Apices juris non sunt jus.

The exof the suit.

tremes of the law are not the law. Ante occasum solis. Before sunset. See 6 L. R. A. (N. S.) 494.








Apices litigandi. Extremes of the Appearance day. The day on which law.

or before which one must appear. Apiscimur possessionem animo et cor- See 26 S. W. (Tex.) 282. pore, neque per se animo aut per

Appearned heir. See Apparent Heir. se corpore. We obtain possession

Appellant. One who files an appeal; of a thing with both the mind

the complaining party in an apand body, not with the mind

peal of felony. alone nor with the body alone. Apocae. A receipt for payment.

Appellate. Pertaining to appeals. Apochae oneratoriae. Bills of lad- Appellate jurisdiction. Jurisdiction ing.

to hear and determine an appeal Apocrisarius. A messenger; an am

from a lower court. See 65 Mo. bassador.

App. 543. Apostata capiendo. A writ under Appellatio. An appeal. which an apostate was seized by

Appellee. One against whom the sheriff and brought before the

cause is appealed; the defendant abbott.

in an appeal of felony. Apostles. Letters granted to an appellant in admiralty stating that

Appello. I appeal; the Roman law the record will be transmitted.

form of making an appeal. Apostoli. See Apostles.

Appellor. One who prosecutes an Apothecary. One who makes a busi- appeal; one who accuses his conness of compounding and selling

federates in crime. drugs. See 72 Ky. 569.

Appellour. An appealing party. Apparator. A process server of the Appendant. Affixed or belonging to ecclesiastical courts.

something more important. Apparent heir. One who will inherit Appenditia. Appurtenances. if he survive the ancestor.

Appensura. Payment in money by Apparent maturity. The time when weight.

a negotiable paper on its face ap- Appertinances. An old form of appears to be due.

purtenances. Apparere.

To appear.

Appliances of transportation. RoadApparitio. An appearance.

bed, tracks, cars, engines, and all Apparitor. See Apparator.

other machinery and equipment Apparura. Furniture; implements. furnished by the carrier and used Appeal. The transfer of a cause to in connection with the conduct and

a higher court for review or for a management of its business, but new trial, used also to denote not including property of passen“Appeal of felony."

ger brought by him into a Appeal of felony. An old English See Ann. Cas. 1913B, 811.

proceeding in the nature of a pri- Applicare. To fasten, to moor vate prosecution wherein a relative ship. of the injured or deceased person Applicatio est vita regulae. The apwas usually the plaintiff or appel- plication is the life of a rule, lant.

Application. A petition or request. Appear. Under statute requiring Application of payments. The credit

firm name to appear conspicuously by the creditor of payments made on place of business, word means on account of a particular indebtobvious and manifest. See Ann. edness or part thereof. See 94 Cas. 1913B, 913.

N. Y. 467. Appearance. A notification that a Appointee. One who has been ap

party to an action or his attor- pointed to an office or trust. ney for him is before the court. Appointment. The selection of See 83 Ky. 529.

person to some office or trust. 22







Appointor. The person appointed by Approvement. Confessing a capital

a donor under the Statute of Uses offense after indictment and be. to execute a power.

fore pleading and accusing anApportionment. Partition into other of it. See 26 Ill. 344. shares.

Approver. One indicted for a capiApportum. The revenue derived

tal offense who confessed before from a right such as a corody or plea and accused another person a pension.

of it. See 26 Ill. 173. Apposal of sheriffs. The charging

Appruare. See Approbare. them with money received on account of the exchequer.

Appulsus. A driving toward. Apposer. An officer who supervised Appurtenances. Things which

the accounts rendered to the ex. appurtenant. See 64 Am. St. Rep. chequer by the sheriffs.

107. Appraise. To value.

Appurtenant. Belonging to; inciAppraiser. An officer appointed by

dent to; accessory to. a court to appraise property. See Aprés. After. 19 R. I. 499; 34 Atl.

Aprés midi. Afternoon. Appreciare. To appraise.

Aprés que. After that. Apprehension. Arrest.

Apt. Fit; suitable; proper. Apprentice. One bound by contract Apta viro. A girl of marriageable to the service of another and who

age. receives instruction in a trade Apud. With; at the house of; at; therefor. See 3 N. J. L. 422.

among. Apprentice en la ley. Barristers. Apud acta. Among the recorded Apprenticii ad legem. Barristers.

acts. Apprenticius ad legem. A law stu- Aqua. Water. dent.

Aqua aestiva. Water used only in Approach. The right to visiting a summer.

ship to ascertain her nationality. Aqua cedit solo. The water goes See, also, 32 L. R. A. 588.

with the land. See 30 L. R. A. Approbare. To approve.

820. Approbate and reprobate. To Aqua currens. Running water.

cept one part and reject another. Aqua currit debet currere ut curAppropriated. Under constitutional rere solebat jure naturae.

provision, water held not appro- Water runs and should run as it priated until applied to beneficial is wont to run by natural right. use. See 4 L. R. A. 767.

See 30 L. R. A. 820. Appropriation. The annexation of Aqua ductus. The right to

a benefice to the use of a church water through the land of another. corporation.

Aqua dulcis. Fresh water. Appropriation of payments. See Aqua fontanea. Spring water. Application of payments.

Aqua frisca. Fresh water. Approval. By a committee means Aqua profluens. Flowing water.

exercise of discretion by com- Aqua quotidiana. Water available mittee as a whole and cannot be at all times. affected by delegation. Sce Ann. Aqua salsa. Salt water. Cas. 1912B, 495.

Aquae haustus. The right to draw Approve. To cultivate; to reclaim water from the land of another. waste land.

Aquae immittendae. The easement Approved indorsed notes. Notes in- of dripping water.

dorsed by one other than the Aquage. Toll charged for carrying maker by way of added security. water. See 20 Wend, (N. Y.) 431.

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Aquatic rights. Rights of fishing Archaionomia. A compilation of

and navigation and in the soil Saxon law published about 1600. under the sea and rivers.

Archbishop. The head of the eccleArabant. They ploughed.

siastical power in his province. Aralia. Arable land.

Archdeacon. An ecclesiastical officer Arare. To plough.

subordinate to a bishop. Aratia. See Aralia.

Archdeacon's court. An English ecAratrum terrae. Land ploughable

clesiastical court with jurisdiction with one plough.

in probate, administration and Arbiter. An arbitrator; formerly

ecclesiastical matters within the

archdeaconry. See 3 Bl. Comm. 64. one who was governed by law and

Archery. A feudal service of mainequity in his decisions rather than by his own judgment.

taining a bow for the defense of

the castle. Arbitration and award.

A plea

Arches court. An ecclesiastical court raising the defense that the mat

of appeal and of original jurisdicter has been settled by an arbi

tion. tration.

Archetype. An original document. Arbitramentum aequum tribuit cui

Archiepiscopus. An archbishop. que suum. A just arbitration ren

Arcta et salva custodia. In safe cusders to each what is his.

tody. Arbitrary. That which is decided

Ardour. An incendiary. by the judge on his own judgment Area. An open space within a house and not under a statute.

or an adjoining inclosure. Arbitration. The submission of a Arenales. Sandy beaches. cause to an

arbitrator. See 42 Arenifodina. In Roman law, a sandAm. St. Rep. 200.

pit. Arbitration of exchange. Payment

Arentare. To rent. in one country by a bill of ex

Arer et semer. To plough and sow. change drawn upon another.

Aretro. In arrears.
Arbitrator. One chosen to decide a Arg. Abbreviation for arguendo.

controversy out of court by mu- Argentarii. Money lenders.
tual consent. See 57 Am. St. Rep. Argentarius. A money lender; a

Arbitrium. An arbitration award. Argentarius miles. A porter who
Arbitrium est judicium. · An award carried money in the exchequer.
is a judgment.

Argentum. Silver.
Arbitrium est judicium boni viri, Argentum album. Uncoined silver;

secundum aequum et bonum. An silver coin.
award is the judgment of a good Argentum dei. An earnest given to
man according to equity and good-, bind a bargain.

Arguendo. In argument; by way of
Arbor. A tree.

Arbor civilis consanguinitatis. A Argumentative. Inferential.

Argumentum. Argument.
Arbor dum crescit, lignum dum cres- Argumentum a communiter accidenti-

cere nescit. It is a tree while bus in jure frequens est. An argu-
growing, wood when not growing. ment from common occurrences is
See 12 Johns. (N. Y.) 239.

frequent in law. Arbor finalis. A boundary line tree. Argumentum a divisione est fortissiArca. A money chest.

mum in lege. An argument from a Arcana imperii. State secrets.

division of the matter is very Arcarius. A treasurer.

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