\hˈɒd͡ʒpˈɒd͡ʒ ˈakt], \hˈɒdʒpˈɒdʒ ˈakt], \h_ˈɒ_dʒ_p_ˈɒ_dʒ ˈa_k_t]\
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By Henry Campbell Black
A name given to a legislative act which embraces many subjects. Such acts, besides being evident proofs of the ignorance of the makers of them, or of their want of good faith, are calculated to create a confusion which is highly prejudicial to the interests of justice. Instances of this wretched legislation are everywhere to be found. See Barring on the Stat. 449. Vide Title; Legislation.
By John Bouvier
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- A division of Arachnida including those spiders which have four lungs, or pulmonary sacs. It includes the bird spiders (Mygale) and trapdoor spiders. See Mygale.