in French law, is the contract of pledge; if of a movable, it is called "gage;" and if of an immovable, it Is called "antichrese." Brown.
A common abbreviation of "nor-ratio," (q. v.) A declaration in an action. Jacob.
Lat One of the common law names for a plaintiff's count or declaration, as being a narrative of the facts on which he relies.
In Scotch conveyancing. That part of a deed which describes the grantor, and person in whose favor the deed is granted, and states the cause (consideration) of granting. Bell.
A counter; a pleader who draws narrs. Berviens narrator, a serjeant at law. Fleta, L 2, c. 37.
- NARROW SEAS
Those seas which run between two coasts not far apart. The term is sometimes applied to the English channel. Wharton.
Lat That shall hereafter be born. A term used In marriage settlements to designate the future issue of the marriage, as distinguished from "natus" a child already born.
The state and condition of a man acquired by birth.
- NATI ET NASCITURI
Born and to be born. All heirs, near and remote.
In old records. A native place. Cowell.