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AD IDEM. To the same point, or effect. Ad idem facit, it makes to or goes to estab- lish the same point. Bract. fol. 271).

AD INDE. Thereunto. Ad mde requi- situs, thereuuto required. Townsh. Pi. 22.

AD INTTNITUIK. Without limit; to an infinite extent; indefinitely.

AD INQUIRENDUM. To inquire; a writ of inquiry: a judicial writ, commanding inquiry to be made of any thing relating to a cause pending in court. Cowell.

AD INSTANTIAM. At the instance. Mod. 44. Ad instimtium purtis, at the instance of a party. Hnle, Com. Law, 28.

AD INTERIM. In the mean ttuie. An officer ad interim is one appointed to fill a temporary vacancy, or to d.isch.Lrge the duties of the office during the absence or tempornry incapacity of its regular incumhent.


AD JUDICIUM. To judgment; to court. Ad judwium prm.-oearc; to summon to court; to commence an action; a term of the Roman law. D12. 5. 1. 13. 14.

AD JUNGENDUM AUXILIUM. To joining in aid; to join in aid. See Am PRAYER.

AD JURA RI-JGIS. To the rlghta of the king; a writ which was brought by the king's clerk, presented to a living, against those who endeavored to eject him. to the prejudice of the king’s title. Reg. Writs. 61.

AD LAEGUM. At large; at liberty; free, or unconfined Ire ad larg-um. to go at lurge. Plowd. 37.

At large; giving details, or purticulnrs; in eztenso. A special verdict was formerly cniied a verdict at large. Plowd. 92.

AD LITEM. For the suit; for the purposes of the suit: pending the suit A guard- Ian uri litrm is a guardian appointed to prosecute or defend a suit on behalf of a party incapacitated by infancy or otherwise.

All LUCRANDUM VEL PERDEN. DUM. For gain or loss. Emphatlc words in the old warrants or attorney. Reg. Orig. 21, et seq. Sometimes expressed in English, "to lose and gain." Plowd. 201.

A!) M A J 0 R E M CAUTELAM. For greater security. 2 How. Stats Tr. 1182.

AD MANUM. At hand; ready for use. [It queremi rectum habcut ad mimum; and the plaintiff immediately have his suit ready. Fleta, lib. 2, C. 44, § 2.

AD MEDIUM FILUM AQUE. To the middle thread of the stream. AD MEDIUM FILUM VIE. To the

middle thread of the way.


AD MEI.IUS INQUIRENDUM. A Writ directed to a coroner commanding him to hold a second inquest. See 45 [Aw J. Q. B. 711.

AD MORDEITDUM ASSUETUS. Accustoined to hite. Cro. Car. 254. A material averment in declarations for damage done by a dog to persons or animals. 1 Chit. Pl. 388; 2 Chit. Pl. 597.

AD NOCUMENTUDL To the nuisance. or annoyance Fleta, llb. 2, c. 52, § 19. Ad noeumentum llberi. tenement! sui. to the nuisance of his freehold. Formal words in the old assise of nuisance. 3 Bl. Comm. 221.

Ad officinm justiciariux-um speetat, unieniqne corarn eis placitanti justitiamn exhibex-e. it is the duty of justices to ad- minister justice to every one pleading before them. 2 Inst. 451.

AD OSTENDENDUM. To show. Form- al words in old writs. Fieta, lih. 4. c. 65. § 12.

AD OSTIUM ECCLESIE. At the door of the church. One of the live species of dower formerly recognized by the English law. I Washb. Real Prop. 149; 2 Bl. Comm. 132.

AD PIOS USUS. Lat. For pious (re ligious or charitable) uses or purposes. Used with reference to gifta and bequests.

At! ptnximnm nntecedens flat relutiu nisi impeiliatur sententia. Relative words refer to the nearest antecedent. unless it he prevented by the context. Jenk. Cent. 180.


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AD QUEM. To which. A term used in the computation of time or distance, as correlative to u qua; denotes the end or termi- nal point. See A Quo.

Ar! qnestiunes facti non respondent jndices; ad qnestiones legis non respondent Jul-nforen. Judzcs do not answer questions of fat}; juries do not answer questions of law. 8 Cake. 308; C0. Litt. 235.

AD QUOD CURIA CONCORDAVIT. To which the court agreed. Yearb. P. 20 Hen. VI. 27.

AD QUDD DAMNIJM. The name of a writ formerly issuing from the English chacnery, commanding the sherifl to make in- quiry “to what damage" a specified act, if done, will tend. Ad quad damnum is a writ which ought to be sued before the king grunts certain liberties, as a fair, market, or such like, which may be prejudicial to





others, and thereby it Shuliid he inquired M