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discontinued. Brown.—I-‘ledges to restore. In England, before the pL-iintiff in foreign attathmcnt can issue execution against the prop- erty in the hands of the gainishee. he must

nd “pledges to restore," consisting of two householders, who enter into a recognizance for the restoration of the property, as a security for the ]Jl‘u[i2('llUn of the defendant; for, as the p|aiiititl’s dnbt is not proved in any stage of the proceedings, the court guards the rights of the absent dttuidant by taking security on his behalf. so that if he should afterwards disprove the plaintiii s claim he iuay obtain restitution of the property attached. Brand. l.I‘or. Att.-iclim. 93; Sweet.

PLEDGEE. The party to Whom goods are pledged, or delivered in pledge. Story, Ballm. § 287.

PLEDGERY. Sui-etyship, or an undertaking or answering for another. Gloucester Bank v. Worcester, 10 PICK. (Mass.) 531.

PLEDGOR. The party delivering goods in pledge; the party pledging. Story, Bailm. I 257.

PLEGIABILIS. In old English law. That may he pledged; the subject of pledge or secuiity. Eleni. lib. 1, c. 20, § 98.

PLEGII DI} PROSEQUENDO. Pledges to prosecute with eiiiect an action of replevin.

PLEGII DE EETORNO HABENDO. Pledges to return the subject or distress, should the right be determined agamst the party bringing the action of replerin. 3 Steph. Comm. (7th Ed.) -.i2'.'m.

PLEGIIS ACQUIETANDIS. A Writ that nnciently iay for u surety against him for \\ how he was surety, if he paid not the money at the day. l.I‘itz.h. Nat Brew. 1&7.

PLENA IETAS. law. Full age

Lat. in old English

Plena et celeris justitin flat partibus. 4 Inst. 67 Let full and speedy justice he done to the parties.

PLENA FORISFACTURA. A forfeiture of all that one possesses.

PLENA PROBATIO. In the civil law. A term used to signify full proof. (that is, proof by two Wi[l1I?:>SES,) in colltratlistinction to senu-pieno probutlu, which is only it presumption. Cod. 4, 19, 5.

PLENARTY. in English law. Fullness; a state of being fuii. A term applied to a hencfice when full, or possessed by an incum- hent. The opposite state to a vacation, or vacancy. Cowell.

PLENARY. abridged.

In the ecclesiastical courts, (and in admi- ralty practice) causes are divided into plena-

Fuii; entire; complete: un-


‘ fy the plaintiff.


ry and summary. The former are those is whose proceeding the order and solemnity of the law is required to be exactly ohserveti. so that if there is the least departure from that order, or disregard of that solemnity, the whole proceedings are annulled. Summary causes are those in which it is unnecessary to pursue that order and soleinuity. Brown.

—PIenin-y confession. A full and coniphta confession. An admission or confesssion, “hather in ci\il or crirninni law. is said to his "pk nary" when it is, if bcliered, conulusiie again‘ the person making IL Best, Ev. K5134; Itosc. Crim. Ev. 80.

PLENE. Lat. sum-


—PIene administravit. In practice. A plea hy an executor or administrator that he has fully administered all the assets that have come to his hands, and that no assets rcinuin out of which the plaintiff"s claiin could be satisfied.- Plene adminish-avit pr-mter. In practice. A plea by no executor or administrator that he has “fully administered" all the assets that have come to his hands. “excepl" assets to a certain amount, which are not sufficient to satis- I Tidd. Pr. 644.—PIene compntavit. Tie has fully accounted. A plea in an action of account render, alleging that the defendant has fully accounted.

Completely; tuiiy;

PLENIPOTENTIARY. One who has full power to do a thing; a person fully cominlssioned to act for another. A term applied in international law to ministers and en- voys of the second rank or public ministers. “heat. Hist Law Nat. 266.

PLENUM DOMINIUM. Lat. In Ilia civil law. Fnli ownership; the property in a thing united with the usufruct. Uaiiin.

PLEYTO. ings in a cause. tit. 7.

In Spanish law. The plead- White. New Recop. D. 3,

PLIGHT. In old English law. An estate with the hahit and quality or the land; ex« tending to it rent charge and to a possibility of douver. Co. Litt 221D; Cowell.

PLOK-PENNIN. A kind of earnest used in public sales at Amsterdam. “‘harton.

PLOTTAGE.}} A term used in appraising land values and particularly in eminent (10- main pioceediugs. to designate the additionai value given to city lots by the fact that they are contiguous, which enables the owner to utilize them as large blocks of land. sea In re Armory Board. 73 App. Div. 152, 76 N. Y. Supp. 766.

PLOW-ALMS. The ancient payment of a nenny to the church from every plow-land. 1 iuon. Angi. 2:’ .

PLOW-BOTE. An allowance of wood which tenants are entitled to, for repairing their plows and other implements of hue