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By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
Conditions, as in a contract or agreement; in law, four sections of the year during which the particular business in the superior law courts is transacted, viz.-Hilary, begins 11th and ends 31st January; Easter, begins 15th April, ends 8th May; Trinity, begins 22d May, ends 12th June; Michaelmas, begins 2d and ends 25th November;-the University terms are Lent, Easter, Trinity, and Michaelmas; to bring to terms, to cause to submit or agree; to make terms, to come to an agreement.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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- Tilings capable of being inherited, be it corporeal or incorporeal,real, personal, mixed, and including not only lands everything thereon, but alsolieir-looms, certain furniture which, by custom, may descend to the heir togetherwith (he land. Co. Litt. 5b; 2 Bl. Comm. 17; Nell is v. Munson, 108 N. Y. 453, 15 E.730; Owens Lewis, 40 Ind. 508, Am. Rep. 205; Whitlock Greacen. 4S J. Eq.350. 21 Atl. 944; Mitchell Warner, 5 Conn. 407; New York Mabie, 13 150, 04Am. Dec. 53S. Estates. Anything capable of being inherited, be it corporeal or incorporeal, real, personal, mixed and including not only lands everything thereon, but also heir looms, certain furniture which, by custom, may descend to the heir, together with land. Co. Litt. 5 b; 1 Tho. 219; 2 Bl. Com. 17. this term such things are denoted, as subject-matter inheritance, inheritance itself; cannot therefore, its own intrinsic force, enlarge an estate, prima facie a life into fee. B. & P. 251; 8 T. R. 503; 219, note Hereditaments are divided into corporeal and incorporeal. confined to lands. (q. v.) Vide Incorporeal hereditaments, Shep. To. 91; Cruise's Dig. tit. 1, s. 1; Wood's Inst.221; 3 Kent, Com. 321; Dane's Ab. Index, h.t.; 1 Chit. Pr. 203-229; 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1595, et seq.