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EYE-WITNESS. One who saw the act. fact, or transaction to which he testifies. Distinguished from an ear-witness, (auritus.)

EYOTT. A small island arising in a riv- ar. Fleta, L 3, c. 2, § b; Bract. 1. 2, c. 2.

EYRE. Justices in eyre were judges com- missioned in Anglo-Norman times in England to travel systematically through the



kingdom, once in seven years, holding courts in specified places for the trial of certain descriptions of causes.

EYRER. L. Fr.To travel or journey; to go about or itinerate. Britt. c. 2.

EZARDAR. In Hindu law. A farmer or renter of land in the districts of Hindoo-