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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.

Gregorian calendar.



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.
Carcer ad homines custodiendos, non

ad puniendos, dari debet. A jail
ought to be devoted to the cus-
tody of men, not to their punish:

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

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