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Agave sisalana Explained

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

ter the act, and affecting a person by way of punishment of that act,
either in his person or estate. 3 Dall. 386; 1 Blackf. Ind. R. 193 2 Pet. U.
S. Rep. 413 1 Kent, Com. 408; Dane's Ab. Index, h.t.
4. This prohibition in the constitution against passing ex post facto
law's, applies exclusively to criminal or penal cases, and not to civil
cases. Serg. Const. Law, 356. Vide 2 Pick. R. 172; 11 Pick. R. 28; 2 Root,
R. 350; 5 Monr. 133; 9 Mass. R. 363; 3 N. H. Rep. 475; 7 John. R. 488; 6
Binn. R. 271; 1 J. J. Marsh, 563; 2 Pet. R. 681; and the article
Retrospective.EX TEMPORE. From the time without premeditation.EX VI TERMINI. By force of the term; as a bond ex vi termini imports a
sealed instrument.EX VISITATIONE DEI. By or from the visitation of God. This phrase is
frequently employed in inquisitions by the coroner, where it signifies that
the death of the deceased is a natural one.EXACTION, torts. A willful wrong done by an officer, or by one who, under
color of his office, takes more fee or pay for his services than what the
law allows. Between extortion and exaction there is this difference; that in
the former case the officer extorts more than his due, when something is due
to him; in the latter, he exacts what is not his due, when there is nothing
due to him. Wishard; Co. Litt. 368.EXAMINATION, crim. law. By the common law no one is bound to accuse himself.
Nemo tenetur prodere seipsum. In England, by the statutes of Philip and
Mary, (1 & 2 P. & M. c. 13; 2 & 3 P. & M. c. 10,) the princi

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

Agave sisalana
n : Mexican or West Indian plant with large fleshy leaves
yielding a stiff fiber used in e.g. rope [syn: {sisal}]