Definition of Privies
1. Noun. (plural of privy) ¹
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Definition of Privies
1. privy [n] - See also: privy
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Literary usage of Privies
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1. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"privies are those -which have mutual or successive relationship to the same right of property ... The books mention five kinds of privies: privies of blood, ..."
2. The Law-dictionary, Explaining the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the ...by Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, Thomas Colpitts Granger by Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, Thomas Colpitts Granger (1835)
"privies in estate, as joint tenants, baron and feme, donor and donee, lessor and lessee, &c. The author of the New Terms of the Law maketh many sorts of ..."
3. A Treatise on the Law of Evidence by Samuel March Phillipps, Andrew Amos (1838)
"Thus, with regard to privies in blood and privies in law, the declarations of a deceased occupier of land, that be rented it under a certain person, ..."
4. A General Abridgment of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested Under Proper by Charles Viner (1793)
"this is to be undei flood of privies in Haul ; not mly of the bars ty tbe ... privies therefore, being heir« to the parties, are bound or barred ..."
5. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"(2) privies to a fine.—privies to a fine are such as are any way related to the parties who levy the fine, and claim under them by any right of blood, ..."
6. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"Judgments rendered in courts of competent jurisdiction are conclusive between the parties and privies until the same are reversed or in some manner set ..."
7. A Treatise Upon Some of the General Principles of the Law: Whether of a by William Wait (1879)
"Who are parties or privies. One who, though not technically a party, defends or prosecutes an action by employing counsel, paying costs, and doing those ..."