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defects in the way. Cornweli v. Com'rs, 10 Exch. 771, 77-l.

CAVEATOR. One who dies a caveat.

Gnvendnni est in frsgmentin. Beware

of fragments. Bac. Aph. 26.

CAVERE. Lat. In the civil and common law. To tai.e care: to erercise caution; to take care or provide for: to provide by law; to provide against; to forbid by law; to give security; to give caution or security on arrest.

CAVERS. Persons stealing ore from mines in Dorhyshire, punishable in the bergh- mote or miners’ court; also officers belonging to the same mines. Wharton.

CAYA. key, or wharf.

In old English law. Cowell.

A quay. kay.

CAYAGIUM. In old English law. Cay- age or kayage; a toll or duty anciently paid for landing goods at a quay or wharf. Cow- eii.

CEAP. A harttain; anything for sale: a chattel; also cattle, as being the usual medi- um of barter. Sometimes used instead of ceapgild, (q. 1:.)

CEAPGILD. Payment or forfeiture of an animal. An ancient species of forfeiture.

CEDE. To yield up; to assign; to grant. Generally used to designate the transfer of territory from one goverunient to another. Goetz v. United States (0. C.) 103 Fed. 72; Baltimore v. Turnpike Road, 80 Md. 535. 31 At]. 420; Someis v. Pierson, 16 N. J. Law, 181.

CEDENT. In Scotch law. An assignor. One who transfers a chose in action.

EEDO. I grant. The word ordinarily used in Mexican conveyances to pass title to lands. Muliord v. Le Franc, 26 Cal. 83, 108.

CEDULA. schedule.

In Spanish law. An act under private signature, by which :1 debtor admits the amount of the debt, and binds himself to discharge the same on a specihed day or on demand.

Also the notice or citation aflixed to the door of a fugitixe Ul'lD.l.I.i]fl1 requiring ].ll!.L\ to appear before the court where the accusation is pending.

In old. English law. A

CEDULE. In French law. The technical name of an act under private signature. Campbell v. Nicholson, 3 La. Ann. 458.

GELATION. in medical jurisprudence. Concealment of pregnancy or deiii ery.


CENSARII CELDRA. In old English law, a chai- dron. In old Scotch law, a measure of gain,

otherwise called a "chaider." See 1 Kames, Eq. 215. CELEBRATION OF MARRIAGE.

The formal act by which a man and woman take each other for husband and wife, according to law; the solemnization of a marriage. The term is usually applied to a marriage ceremony attended with ecclesiastical functions See Pearson v. Howey, 11 N. J. Law, 19.

CELIBACY. The condition or state of life of an unmarried person.

CELLERARIUS. A butier in a monastery; sometimes in universities called “macnipie” or “caterer."

CEMETERY. A place of burial, differing from a churchyard by its locality and icnidents.—by its locality, as it is separate and apart from any sacred building used for the performance of divine service; by its inci- dents that, inasmuch as no vault or hurying- place in an ordinary churchyard can be pur- chased for a perpetuity, in a cemetery a permanent burial place can be obtained. Whartoo. See Winters v. State. 9 Ind. 174; Cemetery Ass‘n v. Board of Assessors. 37 La. Ann. 35; Jenkins v. Andover, 103 Mass. 10-1; Cem- etery Ass’n v. New Haven, 43 Conn. 243, 21 Am. Rep. 643

Six or more human hodies being buried at one place constitutes the place a cemetery. Poi. Code Cal. § 3103.

CENDULEI. Small pieces of wood laid in the form of tiles to cover the roof of a house; shingles. Cowell.

CENEGILD. In Saxon law. An expi.1- tory muici, or fine paid to the relations of a murdered person by the murderer or his re- iations. Spelman.

CENIE[.L}i-1. In old records. Acorns.

CENNINGA. A notice given by a buyer to a seller that the things which had been sold were claimed by another, in order that he might appear and justify the sale. Blount: Vvhishaw.

GENE. In French Canadian law. An annual tiihnte or due reserved to a seigminr or lord, and imposed merely in recognition of his superiority. Guyot, Inst. (2. 9.

CENSARIA. In old English in W. A farm, or house and land let at a standing rent. Co- Well.

CENSARII. In old English law. Farm- ers, or such persons as were liable to pay a

census, (tax.) Biount; Coueil.