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C. A brand on the forehead as a Cacicazgos. Lands held in entail
punishment for counterfeiting in by the caciques in Indian villages Rhode Island.
in Spanish America.—Bouv. C. A. V. Curia advisare vult. The Cadastre, or Cadaster. An assess. court wishes to deliberate.
ment-roll of real property. c. B. Common bench.
Cadaver. A corpse. C. C. County commissioner; county
Cadere. To fall; to fail; to end. court.
Cadi. A Turkish civil magistrate. C. C. P. Court of common pleas.
Caedua. Preserved for cutting, as
wood. C'est ascavoir. (French) That is
Caduca. That which is inherited or to say.
escheated. C'est le crime qui fait la honte, et
Caducary. Relating to or subject to non pas l'echafaud. It is the
escheat or forfeiture. crime which brings disgrace, and
Caducus. Falling. not the scaffold.
Caesarean operation. Delivery of a C. H. An abbreviation for Court
child by cutting above the pelvis. house.
Caetera desunt. Other things are C. J. Chief justice.
lacking. c. O. D. Collect on delivery. See Caeteris paribus. Other things
94 Mich. 133, 34 Am. St. Rep. 328, equal. 53 N. W. 918.
Caeteris tacentibus. The others beC. T. A. Cum testamento annexo; ing silent. with the will annexed.
Caeterorum. Of the rest or residue. Ca. resp. Capias ad respondendum; Cahier. A memorial: a petition: a which see.
report; a section of a book. Ca. sa. Capias ad satisfaciendum; Cairns act. An English statute auwhich see.
thorizing damages in equity suits. Cabal. A junto; a small political Calamus. A pen made of a reed. faction.
See 14 Johns. (N. Y.) 484. Caballeria. (Spanish) A lot of land Calcea. A causeway. measuring 100 by 200 feet.
Calcetum. A causeway. Caballero. (Spanish) A knight.
Calefagium. The right to take fuel Cabinet. A body of officials form
annually. ing an advisory council.
Calendar. A court list of causes to Cabinet council. A council of cab
be heard; a list of prisoners with inet members held privately to their sentences. See 9 Ill. App. consider public matters.
537. Cablish. Brushwood.
Calendar amendment act. An EngCachepolus. A catchpoll; a bailiff; lish statute (1751) adopting the a constable.
Calendar month. A period ter
minating with the day of the succeeding month numerically corresponding to the day of its beginning, less one. If there be no corresponding day, it terminates with the last day thereof. See 46 Neb. 427, 50 Am. St. Rep.
617, 30 L. R. A. 450, 65 N. W. 46. Calends. (Roman) The first day of the month.
.: Call. A notice of a meeting; a
stock assessment; a monument, landmark, course or distance in a survey. See i Wash. St. 521,
20 Pac. 605. Calling the jury. Calling off the
names of veniremen for jury duty. Calling the plaintiff. The formal
calling of the plaintiff upon order
ing a nonsuit. Calling to the bar. Admitting a
student to the right to practice
law. Calpe. (Scotch) Tribute by a clans
man to his chief, for protection. Calumnia. A false charge; a cal
umny; a claim; a demand. Calumniae juramentum. The oath
against calumny; an oath of good
faith. Calumniae jus jurandum. Same as
Calumniae juramentum. Calumniare. To claim; to calum
niate. Calumniators. Those who make false
accusations maliciously. Calumny. Libel; slander; defama
tion. Calvin's Case. An action holding
that Calvin, though born in Scotland after the English crown descended to James I, who was also king of Scotland, was entitled to hold land. See 2 How. St. Tr. 559.
Camara. A chamber; a vault; a
treasury. Camarage. Rent paid for storage. Cambellanus. A chamberlain. Cambiator. Same as Cambist. Cambio. Exchange; a bourse. Cambipartia. Champerty. cambiparticeps. A party to the of
fense of champerty. Cambist. A dealer in negotiable
paper. Cambium. (Civil Law) Exchange;
exchange of lands. Camera. Same as Camara. Camera regis. A harbor. Camera scaccarii. The exchequer
chamber. Camera stellata. The star-chamber. Cameralistics. The science of fin
ance. Camerarius. A treasurer; a cham
berlain. Camino. (Spanish) A highway. Camorra. An Italian secret society. Campana. A church-bell; a bell. Campana bajula. A hand-bell used
by court criers. Campanile. A bell tower. Campartum. A part of a field. Campbell's Act. An English statute
giving a remedy for death by wrongful act. See 9 & 10 Vict.,
c. 93. Campers. “A share. Campertum. A grain or corn field. Campias in withernam. A writ to
seize other goods of equal value when the plaintiff's goods have been taken out of the county. Campfight. A duel; a battle. Campi partitio. Champerty. Campus. A field.
Campus maii. May day, a Saxon an. Capax. A holder; capable. niversary.
Capax doli. Capable of committing Cancellaria. Chancery.
crime. Cancellarius. A chancellor.
Capax negotii. Capable of contractCancellation. The avoiding or nul
lifying of a written obligation. Cape. A judicial writ to recover See 26 Ga. 451.
land on the tenant's default. Cancellatura. A cancellation.
Cape magnum. A judicial writ for Cancelli The railing inclosing the the possession of land when the bar of a court; cancellation ..
tenant defaulted in a real action. marks.
Cape parvum. A judicial writ to Candidate. The announced aspirant
recover possession in a real action for an office.
in which the tenant had appeared. Candlemas day. February 2d.
Caper. A Dutch privateer. Cane. (Scotch) A tax; rent paid
Capias. A writ for the seizure of in produce.
the property or person of the de.
fendant. Canon. A law; a church officer who
Capias ad audiendum judicium. A took revenue for conducting ser
writ to bring a convicted misde. vice.
meanant up for sentence. See 4 Canon law. The law of the Roman
Bl. Comm. 368. church.
Capias ad computandum. A writ Canonic or canonical. Pertaining to
commanding a defendant to aca canon or church law.
count upon his refusal. Canonicate. The office of a canon. Capias ad respondendum. A writ Canonicus. A canon.
for the arrest of the defendant in Canonry. The office or benefice of a civil action. a canon.
Capias ad satisfaciendum. A writ Canons of descent. Same as Canons of execution directed against the of inheritance.
defendant's person. See 5 N. J.
L. 799. Canons of inheritance. The rules or laws of descent.
Capias pro fine. A writ for the
arrest of one who had not paid a Cant. An auction sale; a sale to effect partition between coten
Capias utligatum. A writ for the ants. Cantel. The excess over a
seizure of an outlaw or his goods. full
Capiatur pro fine. Let him be taken measure.
for the fine. Canton. A district.
Capita. Heads. Cantred. (Welsh) A district; a
Capital. The property and money hundred.
invested in a business; affecting Canum. (Scotch) A duty paid in
human life. See 37 Ga. 597. produce. Canvass. To examine thoroughly;
Capital crime. A crime punishable
O an examination.
by death. Capacity. Legal qualification; au- Capital punishment. Infliction of thority; competency.
the death penalty.
Capital stock. The sum subscribed
by the stockholders of a corporation. See 126 N. Y. 433, 27 N. E. 818, 12 L. R. A. 762. Capitale. A thing which is stolen,
or its value.—Blount. Capitalis. Capital. Capitalis baro. Chief baron. Capitalis custos. Chief magistrate
or warden. Capitalis debitor. The principal
debtor. Capitalis dominus. The chief lord. Capitalis justiciarius. The chief
.justice. Capitalis justiciarius ad placita
corum rege tenenda. Chief justice in holding pleas before the
king. Capitalis justiciarius banci. Chief
justice of the bench. Capitalis justiciarius totius angliae.
Chief justice of all England. Capitalis plegius. Chief surety. Capitalis redditus. A chief rent. Capitaneus. One holding in capite. Capitas diminutio. Civil death. Capitatim. By heads; per head. Capitation. A poll tax. Capite. See In capite. Capite minutus. One undergoing
civil death. Capitis diminutio maxima. Com
plete loss of civil status. Capitis diminutio media. Partial
loss of civil status. Capitis diminutio minima. Slight
loss of civil status. Capitula. Collections of laws and
ordinances drawn up under heads
or divisions.—Spelman. Capitula coronis. Detailed sched
ules. Capitula de judaeis. A register of
mortgages to Jews.
Capitular. A law or canon passed
by an ecclesiastical chapter; a
chapter member. Capitulary. Same as Capitular. Capitulate. To draw up an agree.
ment; to surrender conditionally. Capitulum. A chapter or section of
a book. Capitur pro fine. Same as Capias
pro fine. Capper. One employed to solicit
business for an attorney. Captio. Caption. Caption. A taking; a seizure; the
heading of a document. Capitation. Undue influence. Captator. One exercising undue in
fluence over another. Capture. A taking of a vessel as a
prize by an enemy, in time of open war, with intent to deprive the owner of it. See 6 Wall. (U. S.) 1, 18 L. Ed. 836. A seizure of property or soldiers of an enemy
in time of war. Caput. A head; a chief; a principal. Caput baroniae. A nobleman's man
sion-house. Caput portus. The chief town of a
port. Caput lupinum. An outlaw. Caput mortuum. A deadhead; a
nullity. Caput, principium et finis. The
head, beginning and end. Caputagium. Head-money. Caputium. A headland. Carack. A bulky ship built for both
commerce and war. Carat. A weight of 4 grains. Carcan. A sort of collar worn as a
punishment. Carcare. To load. Carcata. Freighted or loaded.
Carcelage. Prison fees.
ad puniendos, dari debet. A jail
ment. Carcer non supplicii causa sed cus
todiae constitutus. A jail is not maintained for punishment, but
for custody. Carcer. A jail. Cardinal. A high officer in the
church of Rome. Card-playing Games played with
cards, often for money. Care. Caution; vigilance; watchful
ness; freedom from neglect. Carena. A quarantine. Careta. A cart. Cargo. The load of a ship. Carl. Same as Churl. Carlisle tables. Tables of life ex
pectancy compiled at Carlisle,
England, in 1870. , Carnal. Sensual; lustful. Carnal knowledge. Sexual inter
course. Carnaliter. Carnally. Carnaliter cognovit. He carnally
knew. Carno. An immunity or privilege.
Cowell. Carriage. (Equity) Control or con
duct. Implying a right to proceed with others in a suit. (Scotch)
The service of a horse and cart. Carrier. One who transports goods
for hire. Carry. To bear; to convey. Carrying away. The asportation or
complete moving of goods. Carrying costs. Awarding costs. Carta. A deed or charter. Carta de Foresta. Laws of the
Cart-bote. The estovers or license
to take sufficient wood for the maintenance of farming tools.
See 2 Bl. Comm. 35. Carte. A chart. Carte blanche. A signed blank in
strument to be filled in and used by another without restriction.
See 2 Pa. St. 200, 44 Am. Dec. 190. Cartel. A challenge; a note from a
belligerent relative to exchange of
prisoners. Cartoon. A caricature, often libcl
ous. Caruca. A plough. Carucage A tax on land ploughable
with one plough. Carucata. A plough. Carve. To segregate; to cut out, as
a smaller estate or parcel from a
larger. Cas. Case. Cas fortuit. An inevitable accident. Case Case. An action at law; a suit in
equity; an abbreviated form of
“Action on the case,” which see. Case agreed. A statement of the
facts of a case agreed on by the
parties or found by another court. Case certified. A question of law
certified by a lower court and submitted to a higher court for decision. See 128 U. S. 426, 32 L.
Ed. 503, 9 Sup. Ct. Rep. 113. Case law. The law as laid down in
the decisions of the courts. Case made. Same as Case reserved. Case of the seven bishops. An Eng.
lish case in 1688 wherein the primate and six bishops were charged with libel for petitioning against the king's order that his "declarations for liberty of conscience" be
read in the churches. Case reserved. A decision rendered
pro forma for the purpose of obtaining the opinion of the same