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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 assesscourt 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
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. 0. 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. (Spanis
A lot of land Calcea A causeway. measuring 100 by 200 feet.
Calcetum. A causeway. Caballero. (Spanish)
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
Camara. A chamber; a vault; a minating with the day of the
treasury. succeeding month numerically cor
Camarage. Rent paid for storage. responding to the day of its beginning, less one. If there be Cambellanus. A chamberlain, corresponding day, it ter
Cambiator. Same as Cambist. minates with the last day thereof. See 46 Neb. 427, 50 Am. St. Rep.
Cambio. Exchange; a bourse. 617, 30 L. R. A. 450, 65 N. W. 46. Cambipartia. Champerty. Calends. (Roman) The first day Cambiparticeps. A party to the of. of the month.
fense of champerty. Call. A notice of a meeting; a Cambist. A dealer in negotiable stock assessment; a monumentin
paper. landmark, course or distance in
Cambium. (Civil Law) Exchange; a survey. See i Wash. St. 521, 20 Pac. 605.
exchange of lands. Calling the jury. Calling off the
Camera. Same as Camara. names of veniremen for jury duty. Camera regis. A harbor. Calling the plaintiff. The formal Camera scaccarii. The exchequer
calling of the plaintiff upon order- chamber. ing a nonsuit.
Camera stellata. The star-chamber. Calling to the bar. Admitting a Cameralistics. The science of fin
student to the right to practice law.
Camerarius. A treasurer; a chamCalpe. (Scotch) Tribute by a clans
berlain. man to his chief, for protection. Camino. (Spanish) A highway. Calumnia. A false charge; a cal
Camorra. An Italian secret society. umny; a claim; a demand.
Campana. A church-bell; a bell. Calumniae juramentum. The oath
Campana bajula. A hand-bell used against calumny; an oath of good faith,
by court criers.
Campanile. A bell tower.
Campartum. A part of a field.
Campbell's Act. An English statute niate.
giving a remedy for death by
wrongful act. See 9 & 10 Vict., Calumniators. Those who make false accusations maliciously.
Campers. A share. Calumny. Libel; slander; defama
Campertum. A grain or corn field. tion.
Campias in withernam. A writ to Calvin's Case. An action holding
seize other goods of equal value that Calvin, though born in Scot
when the plaintiff's goods have land after the English
been taken out of the county. descended to James I, who was also king of Scotland, was entitled
Campfight. A duel; a battle. to hold land. See 2 How. St. Tr. Campi partitio. Champerty. 559.
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
ing. 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
tenant defaulted in a real action. court; cancellation marks.
Cape parvum. A judicial writ to Candidate. The announced aspirant
recover possession in a real action
in which the tenant had appeared. for an office. 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 service.
writ to bring a convicted misde.
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.
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
fine. effect partition between coten
Capias utligatum. A writ for the ants.
seizure of an outlaw or his goods. Cantel. The
Capiatur pro fine. Let him be taken measure.
for the fine. Canton. A district.
Capita. Heads. Cantred. (Welsh) A district; hundred.
Capital. The property and money
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 an examination.
by death. Capacity. Legal qualification; au- Capital punishment. Infliction of thority; competency.
the death penalty.
Capital stock. The sum subscribed Capitular. A law or canon passed
by the stockholders of a corpora- by an ecclesiastical chapter; a tion. See 126 N. Y. 433, 27 N. E. chapter member. 818, 12 L. R. A. 762.
Capitulary. Same as Capitular. Capitale. A thing which is stolen,
Capitulate. To draw up an agreeor its value.-Blount.
ment; to surrender conditionally. Capitalis. Capital.
Capitulum. A chapter or section of Capitalis baro. Chief baron.
a book. Capitalis custos. Chief magistrate Capitur pro fine. Same as Capias
or warden. Capitalis debitor. The principal
Capper. One employed to solicit debtor.
business for an attorney. Capitalis dominus. The chief lord.
Captio. Caption. Capitalis justiciarius. The chief · justice.
Caption. A taking; a seizure; the Capitalis justiciarius ad placita
heading of a document. corum rege tenenda. Chief jus- Capitation. Undue influence. tice in holding pleas before the
Captator. One exercising undue inking.
fluence over another. Capitalis justiciarius banci. Chief
Capture. A taking of a vessel as a justice of the bench.
prize by an enemy, in time of open Capitalis justiciariùs totius angliae. war, with intent to deprive the Chief justice of all England.
owner of it.
See 6 Wall. (U. S.) Capitalis plegius. Chief surety.
1, 18 L. Ed. 836. A seizure of Capitalis redditus. A chief rent.
property or soldiers of an enemy
in time of war. Capitaneus. One holding in capite.
Caput. A head; a chief; a principal. Capitas diminutio. Civil death.
Caput baroniae. A nobleman's manCapitatim. By heads; per head.
sion-house. Capitation. A poll tax.
Caput portus. The chief town of a Capite. See In capite.
port. Capite minutus. One undergoing
Caput lupinum. An outlaw. civil death.
Caput mortuum. A deadhead; a Capitis diminutio maxima. Com
nullity. plete loss of civil status.
Caput, principium et finis. The Capitis diminutio media. Partial
head, beginning and end. loss of civil status.
Caputagium. Head-money. Capitis diminutio minima. Slight loss of civil status.
Caputium. A headland. Capitula. Collections of laws and
Carack. A bulky ship built for both
commerce and war. ordinances drawn up under heads or divisions.—Spelman.
Carat. A weight of 4 grains. Capitula coronis. Detailed sched- Carcan. A sort of collar worn as a ules.
punishment. Capitula de judaeis. A register of
Carcare. To load. mortgages to Jews.
Carcata. Freighted or loaded.
Carcelage. Prison fees.
Cart-bote. The estovers or license
to take sufficient wood for the Carcer ad homines custodiendos, non
maintenance of farming tools. ad puniendos, dari debet. A jail
See 2 Bl. Comm. 35. ought to be devoted to the cus
Carte. A chart. tody of men, not to their punish. ment.
Carte blanche. A signed blank in
strument to be filled in and used Carcer non supplicii causa sed cus
by another without restriction. todiae constitutus. A jail is not maintained for punishment, but
See 2 Pa. St. 200, 44 Am. Dec. 190. for custody.
Cartel. A challenge; a note from a
belligerent relative to exchange of Carcer. A jail.
prisoners. Cardinal. A high officer in the
A caricature, often libclchurch of Rome. Card-playing Games played with
Caruca. A plough. cards, often for money.
Carucage A tax on land ploughable Care. Caution; vigilance; watchful
with one plough. ness; freedom from neglect.
Carucata. A plough. Carena. A quarantine.
Carve. To segregate; to cut out, as Careta. A cart.
a smaller estate or parcel from a Cargo. The load of a ship.
larger. Carl. Same as Churl.
Cas. Case. Carlisle tables. Tables of life ex- Cas fortuit. An inevitable accident. pectancy compiled at Carlisle,
Case. An action at law; a suit in England, in 1870.
equity; an abbreviated form of Carnal. Sensual; lustful.
“Action on the case,” which see. Carnal knowledge. Sexual inter
Case agreed. A statement of the course.
facts of a case agreed on by the Carnaliter. Carnally.
parties or found by another court. Carnaliter cognovit. He carnally Case certified. A question of law knew.
certified by a lower court and subCarno. An immunity or privilege.
mitted to a higher court for deCowell.
cision. See 128 U. S. 426, 32 L.
Ed. 503, 9 Sup. Ct. Rep. 113. Carriage. (Equity) Control or con
Case law. The law as laid down in duct. Implying a right to proceed
the decisions of the courts. with others in a suit. (Scotch) The service of a horse and cart.
Case made. Same as Case reserved. Carrier. One who transports goods
Case of the seven bishops. An Engfor hire.
lish case in 1688 wherein the priCarry. To bear; to convey.
mate and six bishops were charged
with libel for petitioning against Carrying away. The asportation or
the king's order that his "declaracomplete moving of goods.
tions for liberty of conscience" be Carrying costs. Awarding costs.
read in the churches. Carta. A deed or charter.
Case reserved. A decision rendered Carta de Foresta.
of the pro forma for the purpose of obforest.
taining the opinion of the same