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Adjudgment Ad*judg"ment (-ment), n.
The act of adjudging; judicial decision; adjudication. --Sir
Arrest of judgmentArrest 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
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,
William . . . ordered him to be put under arrest.
[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 Fore*judg"ment, n.
Prejudgment. [Obs.] --Spenser.
Misjudgment Mis*judg"ment, n. [Written also misjudgement.]
A wrong or unjust judgment.
pocket judgmentStatute 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
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.
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 Pre*judg"ment, n.
The act of prejudging; decision before sufficient
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
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 judgmentVillainous Vil"lain*ous, a. [Written also villanous.]
1. Base; vile; mean; depraved; as, a villainous person or
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.
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is a binding judgment
of either party based
on some failure
to take action
by the other
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