Definition of Debts
1. Noun. (plural of debt) ¹
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Definition of Debts
1. debt [n] - See also: debt
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Literary usage of Debts
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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"Equitable debts are not expressly provided for : but the Statutes are ... The argument must go to this extent ; that legal debts are not affected by time in ..."
2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Francis Vesey, John Beames, John Scott Eldon (1814)
"Under a Covenant to a retiring Partner as soon as conveniently could be to pay the debts and indemnify him against them, broken by the Death of the ..."
3. A History of English Law by William Searle Holdsworth, John Burke (1903)
"The Ecclesiastical Courts never possessed more than a limited jurisdiction over debts due to or by a testator; and that jurisdiction was effectively ..."
4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1908)
"In general, debts must be paid as they become due, or at the time and in the manner agreed ... Certain debts, however, have priority over others by law. ..."
5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"held to carry the fee of the house in P. to the executrix, she being charged personally with the payment of debts, in respect of the real as well as ..."
6. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1906)
"The substance of them was that to assume the debts of the States would be unconstitutional, unjust, unwise, impolitic, and dangerous; that the greater part ..."