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Adjudgment
Adjudgment Ad*judg"ment (-ment), n. The act of adjudging; judicial decision; adjudication. --Sir W. Temple.
Arrest of judgment
Arrest Ar*rest", n. [OE. arest, arrest, OF. arest, F. arr[^e]t, fr. arester. See Arrest, v. t., Arr?t.] 1. The act of stopping, or restraining from further motion, etc.; stoppage; hindrance; restraint; as, an arrest of development. As the arrest of the air showeth. --Bacon. 2. (Law) The taking or apprehending of a person by authority of law; legal restraint; custody. Also, a decree, mandate, or warrant. William . . . ordered him to be put under arrest. --Macaulay. [Our brother Norway] sends out arrests On Fortinbras; which he, in brief, obeys. --Shak. Note: An arrest may be made by seizing or touching the body; but it is sufficient in the party be within the power of the officer and submit to the arrest. In Admiralty law, and in old English practice, the term is applied to the seizure of property. 3. Any seizure by power, physical or moral. The sad stories of fire from heaven, the burning of his sheep, etc., . . . were sad arrests to his troubled spirit. --Jer. Taylor. 4. (Far.) A scurfiness of the back part of the hind leg of a horse; -- also named rat-tails. --White. Arrest of judgment (Law), the staying or stopping of a judgment, after verdict, for legal cause. The motion for this purpose is called a motion in arrest of judgment.
Forejudgment
Forejudgment Fore*judg"ment, n. Prejudgment. [Obs.] --Spenser.
Misjudgment
Misjudgment Mis*judg"ment, n. [Written also misjudgement.] A wrong or unjust judgment.
pocket judgment
Statute Stat"ute, n. [F. statut, LL. statutum, from L. statutus, p. p. of statuere to set, station, ordain, fr. status position, station, fr. stare, statum, to stand. See Stand, and cf. Constitute, Destitute.] 1. An act of the legislature of a state or country, declaring, commanding, or prohibiting something; a positive law; the written will of the legislature expressed with all the requisite forms of legislation; -- used in distinction fraom common law. See Common law, under Common, a. --Bouvier. Note: Statute is commonly applied to the acts of a legislative body consisting of representatives. In monarchies, legislature laws of the sovereign are called edicts, decrees, ordinances, rescripts, etc. In works on international law and in the Roman law, the term is used as embracing all laws imposed by competent authority. Statutes in this sense are divided into statutes real, statutes personal, and statutes mixed; statutes real applying to immovables; statutes personal to movables; and statutes mixed to both classes of property. 2. An act of a corporation or of its founder, intended as a permanent rule or law; as, the statutes of a university. 3. An assemblage of farming servants (held possibly by statute) for the purpose of being hired; -- called also statute fair. [Eng.] Cf. 3d Mop, 2. --Halliwell. Statute book, a record of laws or legislative acts. --Blackstone. Statute cap, a kind of woolen cap; -- so called because enjoined to be worn by a statute, dated in 1571, in behalf of the trade of cappers. [Obs.] --Halliwell. Statute fair. See Statute, n., 3, above. Statute labor, a definite amount of labor required for the public service in making roads, bridges, etc., as in certain English colonies. Statute merchant (Eng. Law), a bond of record pursuant to the stat. 13 Edw. I., acknowledged in form prescribed, on which, if not paid at the day, an execution might be awarded against the body, lands, and goods of the debtor, and the obligee might hold the lands until out of the rents and profits of them the debt was satisfied; -- called also a pocket judgment. It is now fallen into disuse. --Tomlins. --Bouvier. Statute mile. See under Mile. Statute of limitations (Law), a statute assigned a certain time, after which rights can not be enforced by action. Statute staple, a bond of record acknowledged before the mayor of the staple, by virtue of which the creditor may, on nonpayment, forthwith have execution against the body, lands, and goods of the debtor, as in the statute merchant. It is now disused. --Blackstone. Syn: Act; regulation; edict; decree. See Law.
Prejudgment
Prejudgment Pre*judg"ment, n. The act of prejudging; decision before sufficient examination.
Snap judgment
Snap back (Football), the act of snapping back the ball. Snap beetle, or Snap bug (Zo["o]l.), any beetle of the family Elaterid[ae], which, when laid on its back, is able to leap to a considerable height by means of a thoracic spring; -- called also snapping beetle. Snap flask (Molding), a flask for small work, having its sides separable and held together by latches, so that the flask may be removed from around the sand mold. Snap judgment, a judgment formed on the instant without deliberation. Snap lock, a lock shutting with a catch or snap. Snap riveting, riveting in which the rivets have snapheads formed by a die or swaging tool. Snap shot, a quick offhand shot, without deliberately taking aim.
Villainous judgment
Villainous Vil"lain*ous, a. [Written also villanous.] 1. Base; vile; mean; depraved; as, a villainous person or wretch. 2. Proceeding from, or showing, extreme depravity; suited to a villain; as, a villainous action. 3. Sorry; mean; mischievous; -- in a familiar sense. ``A villainous trick of thine eye.' --Shak. Villainous judgment (O. E. Law), a judgment that casts reproach on the guilty person. --- Vil"lain*ous*ly, adv. Vil"lain*ous*ness, n.

Meaning of Judgment from wikipedia

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- The Last Judgment or The Day of the Lord (Hebrew: יום הדין‎, romanized: Yom Ha Din, Arabic: یوم القيامة‎, romanized: Yawm al-Qiyāmah or یوم الدین, translit...
- Terminator 2: Judgment Day (also known as Terminator 2 or T2) is a 1991 American science fiction action film produced and directed by James Cameron, who...
- "The Judgment" ("Das Urteil") is a short story written by Franz Kafka in 1912, concerning the relationship between a man and his father. The story begins...
- Judgment is an action-adventure video game developed and published by Sega for the PlayStation 4. Initially developed under the codename Project Judge...
- Judgment! is a studio album by American jazz pianist Andrew Hill, recorded and released in 1964 on Blue Note Records. Accompanied by a rhythm section and...
- The Judgment of Solomon is a story from the Hebrew Bible in which King Solomon of Israel ruled between two women both claiming to be the mother of a child...
- In law, a summary judgment (also judgment as a matter of law) is a judgment entered by a court for one party and against another party summarily, i.e...
- Default judgment is a binding judgment in favor of either party based on some failure to take action by the other party. Most often, it is a judgment in favor...
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