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A LAW DICTIONARY


CONTAINING


DEFINITIONS OF THE TERMS AND PHRASES OF AMERICAN AND ENGLISH JURISPRUDENCE, ANCIENT AND MODERN


AND INCLUDING


THE PRINCIPAL TERMS OF INTERNATIONAL, CONSTITUTIONAL, ECCLESIASTICAL AND COMMERCIAL LAW, AND MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE, WITH A COLLECTION OF LEGAL MAXIMS, NUMEROUS SELECT TITLES FROM THE ROMAN, MODERN CIVIL, SCOTCH, FRENCH, SPANISH, AND MEXICAN LAW, AND OTHER FOREIGN SYSTEMS, AND A TABLE OF ABBREVIATIONS



BY

HENRY CAMPBELL BLACK, M.A.
AUTHOR OF TREATISES ON JUDGMENTS, TAX TITLES, INTOXICATING LIQUORS, BANKRUPTCY, MORTGAGES, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, INTERPRETATION OF LAWS, ETC.




SECOND EDITION