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Angild. The legal estimated value
of a man or a chattel. Angleterre. England. Angliae jura in omnia casu libertati
dant favorem. In every case English laws are favorable to
liberty. Anglice. English. Anguish. Extreme mental or phy
sical pain. Anient. Void. Anientisemont. Waste. Animal. Any animate thing not human endowed with power of vol.
untary motion.—Bouv. Animalia fera, si facta sint mansu
eta et ex consuetudine eunt et redeunt volant et revolant, ut cervi, cygni, etc., eo usque nostra sunt. et ita intelliguntur quandiu habuerunt animum revertendi. Wild animals, if they are tamed and are accustomed to go forth and to return, to fly out and fly back, such as deer, swans, etc., we understand to be ours as long as they have the intention to return.
See 7 Coke, 16. Animo. With intent. Animo cancellandi. With intent to
repudiate or cancel. Animo custodiendi. With intent to
take care of. Animo defamandi. With intent to
defame. Animo differendi. With intent to
delay. Animo donandi. With the intention
of making a gift. Animo et corpore. With intent and
act. Animo felonico. With felonious in.
tent. Animo furandi With intent to steal. Animo lucrandi. With the intent to
profit. Animo manendi. With intent to re:
main. Animo morandi. With intent to
delay. Animo possidendi. With intent to
possess. Animo recipiendi. With intent to
Animo remanendi. With intent to
stay away. Animo republicandi. With the in.
tention of republishing. Animo revertendi. With a disposi
tion to come back. Animo testandi. With the intention
of making a will. See 28 Am. St.
Rep. 495 Animus. Mind; intent. Animus ad se omne jus dicit.
Every law is addressed to the spirit
of the thing. Animus hominis est anima scripti
The intention of a man is the
spirit of his writing. Ann. The amount of a minister's
stipend due his heir upon his
death; year. Ann. Cas. American Annotated
Cases. Annals. The Year-books. Annates. The first year's profits
paid to the pope by the holder of
a benefice. Anne. Queen of England from 1702
to 1714; year. Annexation. The affixing of chattels
to land in such manner that they become in law a part of it. See
14 Cal. 64. Anni et Tempora. An old name for
the Year-books. Anni nubiles. Marriageable age of
a girl. Anniculus. A one year old child. Anniculus trecentesimo sexagesimo
quinto die dicitur, incipiente plane non exacto die, quia annum civiliter non ad momenta temporum sed ad dies numeramur. A child is said to be a year old on the 365th day, after the beginning of the day, not at the end of it, because we reckon the civil year not
by moments, but by days. Anniented. Abrogated; set at
naught. Anno Domini. In the year of our
Lord; since the birth of Christ. Annona. Yearly contributions of
food for one's support.. Annonae civiles. Annual rents paid
Annoyance. A nuisance.
rat ipse. A judge himself does pot sever either a debt or an an.
nuity. Annuities of tiends. Annuities of
titles. Annuity. A personal obligation to
make a certain annual payment. · See 24 N. J. Eq. 358. Annuity tax. An annual tax levied
in Scotland for the support of
ministers of the gospel. Annul. To nullify; to set at naught;
to make void. See 22 Mo. 24. Annulus et baculus. The ring and
the staff, symbols used in the in
vestiture of a bishop. Annus. A year. Annus deliberandi. The year which
the Scotch law gives the heir to determine whether he will take an
inheritance. Annus est mora motus quo suum
planeta pervolat circulum. A year is the time of motion in which
a planet revolves in its orbit. Annus et dies. A year and a day. Annus inceptus pro completo habetur.
The beginning of a year is consid
ered to be the completion of it. Annus luctus. The year of mourn
ing immediately succeeding a husband's death and during which his widow could not remarry. See 1
Bl. Comm. 456. Annuus reditus. An annuity; an
annual rent. Annus utilis. A year of advantage. Anoyer. To annoy. Answer. A pleading by way of de
fense raising an issue of fact. Antapocha. A signed acknowledg.
ment of a debt by which the
debtor is bound. Ante. Before. Ante exhibitionem billae. Before
suit is filed. Ante factum. A former act. Ante gestum. A former act. Ante litem motam. Before the filing
of the suit. Ante occasum solis. Before sunset.
Ante omnia. Before all other
things. Ante-date. , To date back. Ante-nuptial. Before marriage. Ante-nuptial contract. One made
before marriage. Antecessor. An ancestor. Antejuramentum. An oath required
of the plaintiff that he would prosecute and of the defendant that he
was innocent. Antenati. Those born prior to a
great political event; those born here before the Declaration of
Independence. Antichrisis. A Roman pledge under
which the lender took the use of
the property in lieu of interest. Anticipation. The premature doing
of an act. Antigraph. A copy. Antigraphus. A Roman officer who
supervised the control of public moneys. Antinomia. A real or apparent con
tradiction in a law. Antiqua custuma. Certain statutory
duties on wool and leather. Antiqua Statuta. English statutes
from 1189 to 1327. Antiquare. To preserve the old law,
a Roman law term. Antiquum dominicum. Ancient de
mesne. Antithetarius. One seeking to es
cape punishment for a crime by
charging his accuser therewith. Antrustio. A confidential vassal. Apartment. A part of a house oc
cupied by one person while the rest is occupied by another or others.
See 10 Pick. (Mass.) 293. Apatisatio. A contract. Aperta brevia. Unsealed writs. Apertum factum. An overt act. Apertus. Open. Apex juris. A subtlety of the law. Aphasia. A mental affliction where
by one loses comprehension of the sense of words and of familiar
objects. Apices juris non sunt jus. The ex
tremes of the law are not the law. 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 the 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.
against whom a 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 car. Appeal of felony. An old English See Ann. Cas. 1913B, 811.
proceeding in the nature of a pri- Applicare. To fasten, to moor a 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 a 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 beto execute a power.
fore pleading and accusing anApportionment. Partition into other of it. See 26 III. 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 ac
Appulsus. A driving toward. count of the exchequer. Apposer. An officer who supervised Appurtenances. Things which are
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. 1112.
Après 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 ac- Aqua currens. Running water.
cept one part and reject another. Aqua currit debet currere ut curAppropriated. Under constitutional rere solebat ex 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 run
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.
Aquagium. A waterway. 23
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 one who was governed by law and
archdeaconry. See 3 Bl. Comm. 64. equity in his decisions rather than
Archery. A feudal service of mainby 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
Archetype. An original document. Arbitramentum aequum tribuit cui
Archiepiscopus. An archbishop. que suum. A just arbitration ren.
Arcta et salva custodia. In safe cus
Areta ders 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 sand
Am. St. Rep. 200.
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 312.
banker. 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. ness.
Arguendo. In argument; by way of Arbor. A tree.
argument. Arbor civilis consanguinitatis. A Argumentative. Inferential. family-tree.
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 argugrowing, 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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