Letters

  • 161letters of marque and reprisal — see letters of marque * * * letters of marque or letters of marque and reprisal, an official document giving a person permission from a government to capture the merchant ships of an enemy; marque …

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  • 162Letters dimissory — Dimissory Dim is*so*ry (?; 277), a. [L. dimissorius: cf. F. dimissoire. See {Dimit}.] Sending away; dismissing to another jurisdiction; granting leave to depart. [1913 Webster] {Letters dimissory} (Eccl.), letters given by a bishop dismissing a… …

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  • 163Letters of marque — Marque Marque, n. [F. marque, in lettre de marque letter of marque, a commission with which the commandant of every armed vessel was obliged to be provided, under penalty of being considered a pirate or corsair; marque here prob. meaning, border …

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  • 164Letters of marque and reprisal — Marque Marque, n. [F. marque, in lettre de marque letter of marque, a commission with which the commandant of every armed vessel was obliged to be provided, under penalty of being considered a pirate or corsair; marque here prob. meaning, border …

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  • 165Letters from a Lost Uncle — Written for children, Letters from a Lost Uncle (ISBN 0413745902) by Mervyn Peake is a combination of pencil drawing and typed manuscript. It is written in the form of letters from a lost uncle who is travelling in distant polar regions in search …

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  • 166Letters from the Heart — Infobox Book | name = Letters From the Heart title orig = translator = image caption = author = Annie Bryant cover artist = country = United States language = English series = Beacon Street Girls genre = Young adult novel publisher = B*tween… …

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  • 167Letters from a porcupine — Infobox Film name = Letters from a Porcupine caption = imdb id = 0374541 starring = Shannon Hoon, Glen Graham, Brad Smith, Roger Stevens, Christopher Thorn producer = Chris jones released = November 19 1996 runtime = 72 min language = English… …

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  • 168Letters from an American Farmer — Lettres d un cultivateur américain Édition de 1784 des Lettres d’un cultivateur américain de St John de Crèvecoeur Les Lettres d’un cultivateur américain sont la version considérablement augmentée et plus littéraire en langue française d’un… …

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  • 169letters after one's name — noun A list of abbreviations, separated by commas, representing the academic qualifications and civil or military honours achieved by a person Again, as he was a mere student without any letters after his name, he got scant attention, and I never …

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  • 170Letters Patent — These were royal letters, sent open with a seal and pendant attached. Their contents were not considered to be secret. Such letters authorised an action or instructed e.g. a sheriff to act. They date from 1201. [patent < Lat. pateo = open] …

    Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • 171Letters Patent Rolls — [Lat. = Rotuli litterarum patentium] Rolls recording the letters patent issued under the *great seal, dealing with matters such as wardships, grants of land; the legal affairs of widows also came under this heading. The alienation of land was… …

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  • 172Letters Close — ♦ Sealed and closed letters, often enrolled on Close Rolls. (Sayles, George O. The King s Parliament of England, 145) Related terms: Letters Patent …

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  • 173letters ad colligendum bona defuncti — /letsrz id kobjendam bowna d3fan(k)tay/ In default of the representatives and creditors to administer to the estate of an intestate, the officer entitled to grant letters of administration may grant to such person as he approves, letters to… …

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  • 174letters of administration D.B.N. — C.T.A. Document issued by probate court to one who is thereby authorized to administer estate in place of named executor in accordance with will of testator. See Letters of Administration C.T.A.; Letters of Administration D.B.N …

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  • 175letters ad colligendum bona defuncti — /letsrz id kobjendam bowna d3fan(k)tay/ In default of the representatives and creditors to administer to the estate of an intestate, the officer entitled to grant letters of administration may grant to such person as he approves, letters to… …

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  • 176letters of administration D.B.N. — C.T.A. Document issued by probate court to one who is thereby authorized to administer estate in place of named executor in accordance with will of testator. See Letters of Administration C.T.A.; Letters of Administration D.B.N …

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  • 177letters of abolition — (Civil law.) Letters whereby a punishment for crime was remitted; but the infamy remained unless the letters had been issued before sentence …

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  • 178letters close — ˈklōs noun plural Etymology: translation of French lettres closes, from Middle French, translation of Medieval Latin litterae clausae : letters issued by a government or sovereign to a private person in a private matter distinguished from letters …

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  • 179Letters of horning — Horning Horn ing, n. Appearance of the moon when increasing, or in the form of a crescent. J. Gregory. [1913 Webster] {Letters of horning} (Scots Law), the process or authority by which a person, directed by the decree of a court of justice to… …

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  • 180Letters of marque and reprisal — Reprisal Re*pris al (r? priz al), n. [F. repr?saille, It. ripresaglia, rappresaglia, LL. reprensaliae, fr. L. reprehendere, reprehensum. See {Reprehend}, {Reprise}.] 1. The act of taking from an enemy by way of reteliation or indemnity. [1913… …

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