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  • Aver ; Averment

    Definition of Aver ; Averment In pleading, to aver is to allege, and an averment is an allegation Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Aver ; Averment in the Dictionaries, Aver ; Averment in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from […]

  • Average

    Definition of Average I. Used in three senses : (1) The effect of jettison, the averting, namely, of destruction from the whole adventure by sacrifice of part. (2) The loss sustained by the sacrifice. (3) The result of these, the contribution payable. (Maclachlan, Merchant Shipping.)Particular […]

  • Aversionem Per

    Definition of Aversionem Per In lots ; in the lump. (EoVnan law.) Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Aversionem Per in the Dictionaries, Aversionem Per in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, […]

  • Avoid

    Definition of Avoid To make Void. A person is said avoid a contract by setting up, as a defence in a legal proceeding taken to enforce it, some defect which prevents it from being enforceable Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Avoid in the […]

  • Avow

    Definition of Avow To admit or confess Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Avow in the Dictionaries, Avow in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal Thesaurus, Find synonyms and […]

  • Avowtry

    Definition of Avowtry Adultery Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Avowtry in the Dictionaries, Avowtry in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal Thesaurus, Find synonyms and […]

  • Avulsion

    Definition of Avulsion The cutting off of land from the property to which it belongs, as may happen if a river changes its course. The ownership of the land remains unchanged. Compare Alluvio Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Avulsion in the […]

  • Award

    Definition of Award See Arbitration Browse You might be interested in these references tools: ResourceDescription Award in the Dictionaries, Award in our legal dictionaries, Related topics, Browse topics from the European Encyclopedia of Law, Browse the Legal Thesaurus, Find synonyms and […]

  • Away-going Crop

    Definition of Away-going Crop One which has been sown or planted during a tenancy, but is not ready for gathering until after its expiration. Sometimes the outgoing tenant has the right, either by agreement or by custom, to cut and take away the crop when it is ripe ; sometimes the incoming […]

  • Aylesford (Earl Of) V. Morris

    Definition of Aylesford (Earl Of) V. Morris ((1873), L. R. 8 Ch. App. 484). The plaintiff, soon after he came of age, and whilst his father was living, borrowed from the defendant, who was a moneylender, sums amounting to about 7,000, for which he gave bills, which, with interest and discount, […]