Definition of Contingences
1. contingence [n] - See also: contingence
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contingences
Literary usage of Contingences
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treatise on the Law of Torts: Or the Wrongs which Arise Independently of by Thomas McIntyre Cooley, John Lewis (1907)
"... for expenses and contingences.10 Merchandise is not properly baggage and the carrier is not required to take it as such and if merchandise is sent as ..."
2. Works of Henry Clay: Comprising His Life, Correspondence, and Speeches by Henry Clay, Thomas Brackett Reed, William McKinley (1897)
"... and so forth, in which the treasurer says they were only issued to be used in certain contingences and so forth.] Thus, sir, the people's money is put ..."
3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined Before the Committees of His Majesty by Jerome William Knapp, Edmund Fitz Moore (1831)
"Our commission will be five per cent, on the amount of contingences and supplies; and interest will be stated on both sides of the account as usual. ..."
4. The Bank of England Note Issue and Its Error: An Address to the Holders of by Ernest Seyd (1874)
"I have shown you before that there are no sudden contingences of ... These contingences of both departments are consequently of a nature requiring but small ..."