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mesne

(miːn)
adj
1. (Law) intermediate or intervening: used esp of any assignment of property before the last: a mesne assignment.
2. (Law) mesne profits rents or profits accruing during the rightful owner's exclusion from his land
[C15: from legal French meien in the middle, mean3]
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Mesne Lea Primary School rebuilt through government s flagship Au4.
The move comes after more than 40 reports of concern from members of the public since the start of the year in the Clifford's Mesne and May Hill areas of Newent.
112, 117 ("[I]fany person or persons shall knowingly and wilfully obstruct, resist or oppose any officer of the United States, in serving or attempting to serve or execute any mesne process, or warrant, or any rule or order of any of the courts of the United States, or any other legal or judicial writ or process whatsoever, or shall assault, beat or wound any officer, or other person duly authorized, in serving or executing any writ, rule, order, process or warrant aforesaid, every person so knowingly and wilfully offending in the premises, shall, on conviction thereof, be imprisoned not exceeding twelve months, and fined not exceeding three hundred dollars.
and the mesne Lords were the family of Praers of Barthomley, whose descendent and coheiress, Joan Praers, about the time of Richard II married Willian Mainwaring of Peover, and conveyed a moiety of the manor to this family.
Of the second, there is Lord, Mean or Mesne, and Tenant.
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For example, in 1865, the Court held that tide to church lands at Mission San Jose, California, had passed to the claimant by various mesne conveyances from Catholic Bishop Joseph Alemany of Monterey.
According to the trial court, the import of Nebo is that even though litigation is ongoing, a title defect still must be removed by the insurer within a reasonable time, and failure to do so renders the insurer liable for the insured's interim or mesne consequential damages.
For example, Field fails to consult the original King's Bench roll, largely invalidating the farfetched theories on pages 133--6; the alleged overlordship of Newbold Revel that he traces is a mesne lordship under the Mowbray lordship; his attempted correction of a faulty reading of mine compounds the confusion (p.
Dialog's principal clients are Perutnina Ptuj, Probanka, Tus Holding, Parliament of Republic of Slovenia, GIZ Mesne industrije, Comet, Kapis group, MLM, UNICEF, and the EU for poultry-related projects.
Schools Minister David Laws said: The start of construction work at Mesne Lea Primary School marks a key milestone for the priority school building programme in the North West and an exciting phase in the development of the school.
Mesne Process in Personal Actions at Common Law and the Power Doctrine, 78 YALE L.