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Agave Americana Explained

Agave Americana at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

ich a judge is deprived of the
cognizance of a suit over which he had jurisdiction, for the purpose of
conferring on other judges the power of deciding it. This is done with us by
writ of certiorari.EWAGE. A toll paid for water passage. Cowell. The same as aquagium. (q.v.)EX AEQUO ET BONO. In equity and good conscience. A man is bound to pay money
which ex oequo et bono he holds for the use of another.EX CONTRACTU. This term is applied to such things as arise from a contract;
as an action which arises ex contractu. Vide Action.EX DELICTO. Those actions which arise in consequence of a crime,
misdemeanor, fault, or tort; actions arising ex delicto are case, replevin,
trespass, trover. See Action.EX DOLO MALO. Out of fraud or deceit. When a cause of action arises from
fraud or deceit, it cannot be supported: Ex dolo malo, non oritur actio.EX MERO MOTU. Mere motion of a party's own free will. To prevent injustice,
the courts will, ex mero motu, make rules and orders which the parties would
not strictly be entitled to ask for.EX MORA. From the delay; from the default. All persons are bound to make
amends for damages which arise from their own default.EX NECESSITATE LEGIS. From the necessity of law.EX NECESSITATE REI. From the necessity of the thing. Many acts may be done
ex necessitate ret, which would not be justifiable without it; and sometimes
property is protected, ex necessitate rei, which, under, other
circumstances, would not be so. For example, property put upon the land of
another from necessity, cannot be distrained for rent. See Distress;
Necessity.EX OFFICIO. By virtue of his office. 2. Many powers are granted and
exercised by public officers which are not expressly delegated. A judge, for
example, may, ex officio, be a conservator of the peace, and a justice of
the peace.EX PARTE. Of the one part. Many things may be done ex parte, when the
opposite party has had notice; an affidavit or deposition is said to be
taken ex parte when only one of the parties attends to taking the same. Ex
parte paterna, on the side of the father, or property descended to a person
from his father; ex parte materna, on the part of the mother.EX POST FACTO, contracts, crim. law. This is a technical expression, which
signifies, that something has been done after another thing, in relation to
the latter.
2. An estate granted, may be made good

Agave americana at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

Agave americana
n : widely cultivated American monocarpic plant with
greenish-white flowers on a tall stalk; blooms only after
ten to twenty years and then dies [syn: {American agave}]