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Faux jus Fr.-A false step.-A mistake, a deviation from rec.
titude. Felo de se. --A felon of himself. Femme couverte. Fr.--A covered, or married woman. Femme sole. Fr.-A spinster--woman unmarried. Fiat.--Let it be done. Fiat lux.--Let there be light. Fieri Facias.-Cause it to be done. Fille de chambre. Fr.-A chambermaid. Finem respice.-Look to the end. Fort. Fr.-Chief excellence. Fugam fecit.--He has taken to flight. Functus officio.—Discharged of duty. Gratis.-For nothing:--Free of cost. Gratis dictum.--Said for nothing. Habeas corpus.--You may have the body. Habeas corpus ad prosequendum.--You may have the body in
order to prosecute. Habeas corpus ad respondendum.-You may have the body to Habeas corpus ad satisfaciendum.--You may have, the body to
satisfy: Habere facias possessionem.--You shall cause to take possession. Habere facias visum.--You shall cause a view to be taken. Hors de combat. Fr.-Out of condition to fight. [bidem. Ibid. In the same place.--A note of reference. I. E. an abbreviation of id est.--That is. Ignis fatuus.--A foolish fire.--Will o' the Wisp. Ignoramus. We are ignorant.-An uninformed blockhead. Ignorantia facti excusat.-Ignorance of the fact excuses. 1. H. S.--An abbreviation of Jesus Hominum Salvator.-Jesus
the Saviour of mankind. Imperium in imperio. A government existing within another
government--as Pennsylvania within the general government
of the United States. Imprimatur.-Let it be printed. Impromptu.-In readiness.-A witticism made out of hand. In capite.--In the head. Incognito.- Unknown.—In disguise. In curia. In the court. In dubiis.-In matters of doubt.-In cases of uncertainty In equilibrio.-In an even poise. In esse.--In being.--In existence. In extenso.-At large-in full. In foro conscientia.--Before the tribunal of conscience. In futuro.-In future. Henceforth. In loco.-In the place.--In the proper place.- Upon the spot. Innuendo.—By signifying. Thereby intimating. In presenti.-At the present time.
In presenti.-At the present time.
the succession of another. In terrorem. In terror.--As a warning. In toto.-In the whole-altogether-entirely. In transitu.-On the passage, Ipse dixit.—He said it himself.-On his ipse dixit-on his mere
assertion. Ipsisima verba.-The very words—the literal meaning. Ipso facto.-- In the fact itself. Ipso jure.—By the law itself. Ita lex scripta est.–Thus the law is written. Judicium Dei.—The judgment of God. Judicium parium, aut leges terræ.—The judgment of our peers,
or the law of the land. Jure humaro.-By human law. Jure divino.-By divine law. Jus civile.—The civil law. Jus gentium.--The law of nations. Lapsus linguæ. A slip of the tongue. Lalitat.-te lurks. Levari facias.--Cause a levy to be made. Lex loci.—The law, or custom of the place, Lex neminem cogit ad impossibilia.—The law compels no man
will ultimately prevail.
Minimum. The smallest possible.
another Modus operandi.-The method or manner of operating. Multum in parvo.--Much in little.--A great deal said in a few
words. Necessitas non habet legem. Necessity has no law. Ne ereat.-Let him not go out. Nem. con. for nemine contradicente, and, Nem. diss. for nemine dissentiente. No person opposing or disa
greeing.–These two phrases are synonymous. Ne plus ultra.—Nothing more beyond. Nil debet.--He owes nothing. The usual plea in an action of
debt. Nil dicit.--He says nothing. Nisi prius.--Unless before. Nolens, volens.-Willing or unwilling. Noli me tangere.—Do not touch me. Nolle prosequi.-To be unwilling to proceed. Non assumpsit.-He did not assume, or take to himself. Non compos mentis.--Not of sound mind.-In a delirium of lu.
nacy: Non conscire sibi.--Conscious of no fault. Non constat.--It does not appear. Non est inventus.--He has not been found. Non nobis solum.-Not merely for ourselves. Non obstante..-Notwithstanding. Non sequitur.-It does not follow. Nosce teipsum.-Know thyself. Nota bene.--Mark well. Nucleus.-The kernel. Nudum pactum.-A naked agreement. Nulla bona.—No goods. Nunc aut nunquam.-Now or never. On dit. Fr.--It is said. It is an on dit. It is merely a loose re
port. Onus probandi.—The burden of proving. Operæ pretium est." It is worth while” to hear or to attend. Ore tenus.-From the mouth.-The testimony was ore tenus. O tempora! O mores!-Oh the times and the manners. Pacta conventa.--Conditions agreed upon. Panacea. From the Greek.—A remedy for all diseases. Par excellence. Fr.--By way of eminence. Pari passu.-With an equal pace.--By a similar gradation.
Paritur pax bello. CORN. NEP.-Peace is produced by war.
-By itself.--No man likes mustard per se.
no use in consultation.
first amongst his equals.
pro quo.---What for what.-An equivalent. Qui facit per alium, facit per se.—What a man does by another,
he does by or through himself. Qui non negat, fatetur.-He who does not deny, virtually con
fesses. Qui non proficit, deficit.--He who does not advance, goes back.
ward. Qui prior est tempore, potior est jure.—He who is first in point
of time, has the advantage in point of law. Qui tam.-Who as well. Quoad hoc.--As far as this. Or, as relates to this matter. Quo animo?--With what mind ? Quo jure.-By what right. Quorum.--Olwhom, or—a sufficient number w proceed in busi.
Quorum pars fui.-Of whom I was one.-In which I have par
ticipated. Quota.. How much-how many. Quo warranto.-By what warrant. Respondeat superior.-Let the principal answer. Respublica. The common-weal.-The general interest. Salvo jure.-Saving the right.-A clause of exception. Sanctum Sanctorum.-The Holy of Holies. Sang froid. Fr.-Cold blood.- Indifference, apathy. Sans changer. Fr.-Without changing. Scire facias.-Cause it to be known. Secundum artem. According to art. Secundum formam statuti.-According to the form of the statute. Seriatim. In order.--According to place or seniority. Sic transit gloria mundi.—Thus
fades the glory of this world. Sicut ante.--As before. Sine cura.-Without charge.--A sinecure. Sine die.-Without a day.—The business was deferred sine die. Sine dubio.-Without doubt;-assuredly: Sine invidia.-Without envy.-Not speaking invidiously. Sine odio.-Without hatred.--I speak sine odio. Sine qua non.—A thing without which another cannot be. Soi-disant. Fr.--Self-called. Sola nobililas virtus. Virtue alone is true nobility. Sub poena.—Under a penalty. Sub silentio.-In silence. Succedaneum.-A substitute.- A matter substituted. Sui generis.-Of its own kind. Summum bonum.-The chief good. Super sedeas.--You may remove or set aside. Super subjectam materiam. On the matter submitted. Super visum corporis.-Upon a view of the body. Tant mieux. Fr.-So much the better. Tant pis. Fr. So much the worse. Te Deum (laudamus.)--Thee, Lord, (we praise.) Tempus omnia revelat.-Time reveals all things. Terra incognita.-An unknown land or country. Tete a tele. Fr.-Head to head. In close conversation. Tout bien ou rien. Fr.-The whole or nothing. Tout ensemble. Fr.-The whole taken together. Tuebor.-I will defend. Ubi jus incertum, ibi jus nullum.—Where the law is uncertain,
there is no law. Ubi libertas, ibi patria.-Where liberty dwells, there is my coun