Definition of Moieties
1. Noun. (plural of moiety) ¹
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Definition of Moieties
1. moiety [n] - See also: moiety
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Literary usage of Moieties
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Concise Treatise on the Law of Arbitrations and Awards: With an Appendix by Joseph Haworth Redman (1872)
"Costs of Reference and Award to be paid in equal moieties. I award that the costs and charges of this reference and the charges of making this my award ..."
2. Original Precedents in Conveyancing: Settled and Approved by the Most by Thomas Walter Williams (1788)
"... moieties allotted to them in ... as they had in the undivided of the mortgage moieties thereof} and that what ..."
3. The Equity Draftsman: Being a Selection of Forms of Pleading in Suits in Equity by Frederick Miles Van Heythuysen, Edward Hughes (1828)
"... moieties, the bill being dismissed as to one defendant with costs. Declare that plaintiff is entitled to have a partition of the ad- ..."
4. Cotenancy and Partition: A Treatise on the Law of Co-ownership as it Exists by Abraham Clark Freeman (1874)
"The First Judgment determines the moieties, $ 617. The First Judgment, Special Directions in, $ 518. The First Judgment is not Final, $ 519. ..."
5. An Introduction to the History of the Revolt of the American Colonies: Being by George Chalmers (1845)
"Divided into moieties. — East and West Jersey. — East Jersey relinquished to Carteret.— His Resumption of the Government of it. ..."
6. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"And this respondent further saith that he hath always been, and is now, willing to pay whatever sum or sums may be due on the said moieties, out of moneys ..."
7. The Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted, to by Frederick Stroud (1903)
"In that case the testator had made provision for three separate moieties, adding " the several moieties to be arranged by the executors. ..."