ALIQUID POSSESSIONS ET NIHIL JURIS
\ˈalɪkwˌɪd pəzˈɛʃənz ˈɛt nˈa͡ɪəl d͡ʒˈʊ͡əɹɪs], \ˈalɪkwˌɪd pəzˈɛʃənz ˈɛt nˈaɪəl dʒˈʊəɹɪs], \ˈa_l_ɪ_k_w_ˌɪ_d p_ə_z_ˈɛ_ʃ_ə_n_z ˈɛ_t n_ˈaɪ_ə_l dʒ_ˈʊə_ɹ_ɪ_s]\
Definitions of ALIQUID POSSESSIONS ET NIHIL JURIS
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Somewhat of possession, and nothing of right, (but no right.) A phrase used by Braeton to describe that kind of possession which a person might have of a thing as a guardian, creditor, or the like; and also that kind of possession which was granted for a term of years, where nothing could be demanded but the usufruct. Bract fols. 39a, 160a.
By Henry Campbell Black
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- A genus of small Foraminifera, which live abundantly at or near the surface sea. Their dead shells, falling to bottom, make up large part soft mud, generally found in depths below 3,000 feet, and called globigerina ooze. See Illust. Foraminifera. glob-i-je-r[=i]'na, n. a genus typical of GlobigerinidÃ¦, pelagic family foraminifers.