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V. As an abbreviation, this letter ma! stand for “Victoria." “volume," or “verb;" also “oidc" (see) and "vase" (w01'd.)

It is also a common abbreviation of “ver- ans," in the titles of causes, and repoited CRSES.

V. C. An abbreviation for “vice-chaneellor.”

V. C. C. An abbreviation for "vicechacnello:-‘s court."

V. E. An abbreviation for muenditioni earp(mu.s,” (q. 17.)

V. G. An abbreviation for “izerbi grotto,” for the sake of example.

VACANCY. A place which is empty. The term is principally applied to an interruption in the lncnmhency of an office.

The term "vncancy” applies not only to an in- ierregnnm in an existing officc, but it aptly and fifty describes the condition of an office when it is first created, and has been filled by no icnumhent. Wals’h v. Comm.. 89 Pa. 426. 33 Am. lien 7 . And see Collins v. State. 8 Ind. 11 People v. OpeL I88 ill. 194. 58 N. E.

Gormley 17. Taylor, 44 Ga. 70.


See PossEs-

VACANT SUCC1-‘SSYON. See Spoonssrorz.

VACANTIA BONA. Lat. In the civil law. Goods without an owner, or in which no one claims a property; escheated goods. Inst. 2. 6, 4; 1 Bl. Comm. 298.

VACATE. To annul: to cancel or resrind: to render an act void; as. to vacate an entry of record, or a judgment.

VACATIO.}} Lat. In the civil law. Ex- emption; immunity; privilege; dispensation; E\'Blii]ltIl)!J from the burden of office. Calvin.

VACATION. That period of time betwcen the end of one term of court and the beginning of another. See Von Schmidt v. \\lillu>r, 99 Cal. 511, 34 Pac. 109'. (‘nnkling v, Rirlgely, 112 Ill. 30. I N. E. 261. 5-} Am. Rep 204: Braynmn v. Whitcomh. 134 ‘ii-ass. State v. Derkum, 27 Mo. App. (PS.

\acation also signifies. in eCcleS.i.iSt‘lCi11 law. that a church or benefice is vacant; e. 0 . on the death or resignation of the incumbent, until his successor is appointed. 2 Inst. 359; Philiim. Ecc. Law. 49E.

VACATUR. Lat. [mt it be vacated. In practice, a rule or order by which :1 proceeding is vacated; a vacating.



VACATURA. An avoidance of an ecclesiastical benefice. Cowell.

VACCARIA. In old English law. A dairy-house. Co.Litt 5b. VACCINATION. Inoculation with voc-

cine or the virus of cowpox as a pre\ entive against the smallpox: frequently made compulsory by statute. See Daniel v. Putnam County, 113 Ga. 570, 38 S. E. 980. 54 L R. A. 292.

VACUA POSS]-ISSIO. Lat. The vacant possession, 6. e., free and unhurdened posses sion, which (9. g.) a vendor had and has to give to a purchaser of lands.

VACITUS. Lat. in the civil law. Empty; void; vacant; unoccupied. Galvin.

VADES. Lat. In the civil law. Pledges; sureties-. hail; security for the appearance of a defendant or accused person in court (hlvin.

VADIABE DUELLUM. L. Lat. In old English law. To wage or gage the ducllmn; to wage hattel; to give pledges mutually for engaging in the trial by combat.

VADIMONIUM. Lat In Roman law. Ball or security; the giving of bail for appearance ln court: a recognizance. Calvin.

VADIUM. Lat. A pledge; security by pledge of property. Coggs v Bernard, 2 1.41 Raym. 913.

—Vm1i1un max-tnum. A mortgage or (lead pledge; a security criven by the borrower of a sum of money, by which he grants to the lender an estate in fee. on condition that, if the money be not repaid at the lime appointed, the (-state so put in piorh.-e shall coulinun tn the lender as dead or gone from the mortgagor. 2 Bl. Comm. 1.77.—Vadium ponere. To take boil for the nppt-wrance of a penson in a court of justice. Tou.iiins.—Vadium v-iv-um. A species of seculity by which the borrower of a sum of money made over his estate to the iender until he had received that sum out of the issues and profits of the land. It was so cnlled because neither the money nor the lands were lost, and were not ieft in deanl

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VADLI-3'1‘. In old English law. king's eldest son; hence the valet: or knave follows the king and queen in a pack of cards. Bar. Obs. St. 344.

VADUM. In old records, a fbrd, or wad-

lug place. Cowell.