\mˈʌltɪpə͡l pˈɔ͡ɪndɪŋ], \mˈʌltɪpəl pˈɔɪndɪŋ], \m_ˈʌ_l_t_ɪ_p_əl p_ˈɔɪ_n_d_ɪ_ŋ]\
Definitions of MULTIPLE POINDING
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In Scotch law. Double distress; a name given to an action, corresponding to proceedings by way of Interpleader. which may be brought by a per- son in possession of goods claimed by different persons pretending a right thereto, calling the claimants and all others to settle their claims, so that the party who sues may be liable only "in once and single payment." Bell. Multiplex et indistinctnm parit con- fusioncm; et qnacstiones, qno simpli- ciores, eo lucidiores. Hob. 335. Multiplicity and indistinctness produce confusion; and questions, the more simple they are, the more lucid. Multiplicata transgressione crescat pcenae inflictio. As transgression Is multiplied. the intliction of punishment should increase. 2 Inst. 479.
By Henry Campbell Black
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