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FALDA. Span. In Spanish isw. The slope or skirt of a hill. Fossat v. United SI.-.iLcs, 2 Wall. 673, 17 L. Ed. 73:).

FALDE CURSUS. In old English law. A told-course: the course (going or taking about) of a told. Speinian.

A sheep walk, or teed for sheep. 2 Vent. 139.

FALDAGE. The privilege which anciently several lords reserved to themselves of setting up folds for sheep in any fields within their nianoi's, the better to manure them, and this not only with their own but their tenants’ sheep. Called, variously, "sec-ta fal- dure," “fold-course," "free-told," "fuldum'i." Cowell; Spelman.

FALDATA. In old English law. A dock or toid of sheep. Cowell.

FALDFEY. Sax. A fee or rent 1):.u(i By a tenant to his lord for leave to told his sheep on his own ground Blonnt.

PALDISDORY. ln ecclesiastical law. The bishops seat or throne within the chacnel.

FALDSOCA. iege of toldage.

Sax. The liberty or privi-

FALDSTOOL. A place at the south side ot the altar at which the sovereign kneels at his coronation Wharton.

FAIDWOETH. In Saxon law. Aperson ot age that he may be reckoned of some decennary. Du Fresne.

l‘A.I.]-IRE. In uld English law. The tackle and turuiture of a cart or Wain. Blount.

FALESIA. ln old English law. A hill or down by the seaside. Co. Litt. 50; Domesday.


FALL. In Scotch law. To iose. To fall from a right is to lose or torteit it. 1 Ix-anies, Eq. 2228

FALL OF LAND. In English law. A quantity of land six eils squuie superficial l]]L'i]Slil'B.

PALLO. In Spanish law. The tinai de tree or judgment given in a controrersv at law.

FALLOW-LAND. Land plowed, but not sown, and left uncultivated for a time after successive crops.

FALLUM. In old English law. An unexplained term for some particular kind of land. Oowell.


In the civil False designation; erroneous descrip-



tion of a person or thing in a written instru- ment. lnsr. 2, 20. 30.

False demonstrntio nan nocet, cum de eurpox-e (per-suns.) constet. False description does not injure or vitiate, provided the thing or person intended has once been sut- hclently described. Mere false dcscriptiun does not make an instrument inoperative Broom, Max. 62.‘): 6 Term. 676; 11 Alan. & W. 189: Cieaveland v. Smith, 2 Story. 291, Fed. Can. No. 2,874.

Tulsa demonstrations legatnm non perimi. A bequest is not rendered void by an erroneous description. lnst. 2, 20. 30; Broom, Max. 645.

False grnmmntlcn non vitiat consul!- unem. False or bad grammar does not vitizite a grant. Shep. Touch. 55; 9 Coke, 4Sri. Neither false Lati.n nor talse English wlii make H deed void when the intent of the purtia doth plainly appear. Shep. Touch. 87.

FALSA MONETA. False or counterfeit money.

In the civil law. God. 9, 2L

Fella orthographin non vitiat chartaan, concessionem. False speiiing does not vitiate a deed. Shep. ‘Touch. 55, ST; 9 Coke. 48a; Wing. Max. 19.

FALSARE. In old English law. To counterfeit Quin falsavit si_r/illum, because he connterteited the seal. Bracf. fol. 2760.

FALSARIUS. A counterfelter. Pl. 260.

FALSE. Untrue; erroneous; deceitful; contrlvcd or caiculntrid to deceive and in- jure. Unlawful. In law. this word means something more than untrue; it means something designedly untrue and deceitful, and implies an intention to perpetrate some treachery or fraud. Eatcher v. Dunn, 102 Iona. 411, 71 N. W. 3-13. 36 L. R. A. 689; Mason v. Association. 18 U. C. C. P. 19; R-itternian v. Ingails, 48 Ohio St. 468. E \T. E‘. 168.

—-False action. See FEIGNED ACTION.- False answer. In pleading. A sham answer: one which is false in the sense of being a mere pretenw set up in bad faith and without color of fact. Howe v. Elwell. 57 App. Div. 357. 6: N. Y. Supp. 1108: Farnworth v. Halslrad (Sup.) 10 N. Y. Supp. 'i'%.—I‘a.lse character. Pcrsonating the master or mistress of s sen ant. or any representative of such master or mistress, and giving a false character to the servant is an oifense pnnishabie in England uith a fine of £20. St. 32 Geo. III. c. 56.—I‘nIse claim, in the forest law, was where a man claimed more than his due, and was amerced and pun- islmfl for the same. Mnnw. c. ‘Ii; I]liin.5.— False entry. In banking law. An entry in the books of a hunk which is intnntionally made to represent what is not true or docs not -ex- ist, with intent either to deceive its officcrs or ii bank examiner or to defraud the bank. A5~ new v. U. S., " U. 36, 17 Sup. Ct. 3.). 41 L. Ed. 024-; U. S. v. Peters (C. C.) 87 Fed. 984. —I‘a.lse fact. In the law of evidence.