Definition of Pelfs
1. pelf [n] - See also: pelf
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pelfs
Literary usage of Pelfs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Law Reports, Chancery Appeal Cases: Including Bankruptcy and Lunacy by Great Britain Court of Chancery (1870)
"4 Ch. 772), pelfs Cuse (Law Rep. 5 Ch. 11), and many other cases, that a man who agrees to take shares is not bound to pay for them in money; he may pay for ..."
2. The Law Reports by John Fraser Macqueen, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1866)
"In pelfs Trusts (3) the fund was given to the widow for life, then to seven sons and daughters, or such of them as should be living at her death, ..."
3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: From by Great Britain Court of Chancery, John Scott Eldon (1827)
"... 21 Jac. it was made a flat query, whether an executory devise of the freehold is good ; that ever since it has been disputable ; and that pelfs v. ..."
4. The Writings of Charles Dickens by Charles Dickens, Gilbert Ashville Pierce (1894)
"Mr. Pell's bill was taxed by Sam, and some charges were disallowed by the umpires : but, notwithstanding Mr. PelFs declaration, accompanied with many solemn ..."