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OUTAGE

out of time when, computed from her known day of sailing, the time that has elapsed ex- ceeds the average duration of similar voyages at the same season of the year. The phrase is iiieiiticai with Ship." 2 Duer, ins. 469.

OUTAGE. A tax or charge formeriy imposed by the state of Maryland for the inspection and marking of liogsheads of tobacco intended for export. See Turner v. Mary- Lund, 107 U. S. 38, 2 Sup. Ct. 44. 27 L. Ed. 370; Turner v. State, 55 Md. 264.

OUTCROP. In mining law. The edge of n stratum which appears at the sui'l'-.u.e of the ground; that portion of a vein or iode which appears at the surface or immediateiy under the soil and surface debris. See Dnggan v. Davey, 4 Dah. 110, 26 N. W. 857; Stevens v. Williams. 23 Fed. Cas. 40.

OUTER BAR. In the English courts, barristers at law have been divided into two ciasscs, viz.. king's counsel, who are admitted within the bar of the courts, in seats speclally reserved for themselves, and junior counsei, who sit without the bar; and the iatter are thence frequently termed barristers of the “outer bar," or “utter bar,” in contradlstinction to the former class. Brown.

OUTER HOUSE. The name given to the great hall of the pziriianient house in Edinburgh, in which the lords ordinary of the court of session sit as single judges to hear causes. The term is used colloquially iis expressive of the business done there in contradistinction to the “Inner House,” the name given to the chambers in which the first and second divisions of the court of session hold their sittings. Bell.

OUTFANGTHEI‘. A liberty or priviiege in the ancient common law, whereby a lord was enabled to call any man dwelling in his manor, and taken for felony in another place out of his foe, to judgment in his own court Du Cnnge.

OUTFIT. 1. An allowance made by the L‘nite<i States government to one of its dip- lomatic represeiitathes going abroad, for the expense of his equipment.

2. This term, in its original use, as applying to ships. embraced those objects connected with a ship which were necessary for the sailing of her, and without which she would not in fact he navigable. But in ships en- gaged in whaling voyages the word has ac- quired a much more extended signification. Macy v. Whaling ins. Co., 9 Metc. ((Mass.) 864.

OUTHEST, or OUTHOM. A cailing men out to the army by sound of horn. J ncob.

OUT]-IOUSE. Any house necessary for the purposes or life, in which the owner does

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not make his constant or principal residence, is on onthouse. State v. O’Brien, 2 Root (Conn.) 516.

A smaller or subordinate building connected

with _a dweiiing,_ usuaily detached from it and standing at a littie distance from it, not intended for persons to live in, but to serve some purpose of convenience or necessity; as a barn, a dairy, & toolhouse, and the iilte.

OUTLAND. The Saxon thanes divided their hereditary lands into inland, such as lay nearest their dwelling, which they kept to their own use, and outliind, which iay beyond the demesnes, and was granted out to tenants, at the will of the lord, like copy- hoid estates. This (Jutland they subdivided into two parts. One part they disposed among those who attended their persons, called "theodans," or iesser thanes; the other part they allotted to their husbandmen, or churis. Jacob.

OUTLAW. In English law. One who is put out of the protection or aid of the law.

OUTLAWED, when applied to a promissory note, means barred by the statute or limitations. Drew v. Drew, 37 Me. 389.

OUTLAWRY. In English law. A process by which a defendant or person in contempt on a civil or criminal process was declared an outlaw. If for treason or felony, it amounted to conviction and attainder. Stim. Law Gioss. See Respublica v. Doan, 1 Dail. (Pa.) 86, 1 L. Ed. -17; Dale County v. Gunter, 46 Ala. 138; Drew v. Drew, 37 Me. 391.

OUTLOT. In early American land law, (purtlculariy in Missouri,) a lot or parcel of land lying outside the corporate limits of a town or vlliage but suhject to its munici- pai jurisdiction or controi. See Kisseli v. St. Louis Public Schools. 16 M0. 592; St. Louis v. Toney. 21 Mo. 2-13; Hberla v. St. Louis Public Schools, 1.1 Mo. 5; Vasquez v. Ewing, 42 M0. 256.

OUTPARTERS. Stealer of cattle. Cow- all.

such as set watches for Cowell.

OUTPUTERS. the robbing any manor-house.

OUTRAGE. Injurious violence, or, in general, any species of serious wrong offered to the person, feeiings, or rights of another. See McKinley v. Raliroad C0., 44 Iowa, 314, 2-} Am. Rep. 748; Aidrich v. Howard, 8 B. I. 246; llfosnnt v. Snyder, 105 Iowa, 500, 75 N. W. 356.

OUTRIDERS. In English law. Bailiflserrant employed by sheriifs or their deputies to ride to the extremities of their counties or hundreds to summon men to the county or

hundred court. Wharton.