chancery


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  • noun

Synonyms for chancery

a court with jurisdiction in equity

an office of archives for public or ecclesiastic records

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But as it is wholesome that the parsimonious public should know what has been doing, and still is doing, in this connexion, I mention here that everything set forth in these pages concerning the Court of Chancery is substantially true, and within the truth.
There is another well-known suit in Chancery, not yet decided, which was commenced before the close of the last century and in which more than double the amount of seventy thousand pounds has been swallowed up in costs.
His idea was to practise at the Bar (he chose the Chancery side as less brutal), and get a seat for some pleasant constituency as soon as the various promises made him were carried out; meanwhile he went a great deal to the opera, and made acquaintance with a small number of charming people who admired the things that he admired.
She thought, looking at the sky above Chancery Lane, how the roof was the same everywhere; how she was now secure of all that this lofty blue and its steadfast lights meant to her; reality, was it, figures, love, truth?
The title will be wrong, and the whole affair might drift into Chancery, just when a vigorous policy is required to make the venture a success.
Morning was breaking over the cheerful house-tops of Chancery Lane as the rattling cab woke up the echoes there.
In this case the office in Chancery Lane was the very first place which he and Sir Percival would cause to be watched, and if the same persons were chosen for the purpose who had been employed to follow me, before my departure from England, the fact of my return would in all probability be ascertained on that very day.
Whosoever had gone out of Fleet Street into the Temple at the date of this history, and had wandered disconsolate about the Temple until he stumbled on a dismal churchyard, and had looked up at the dismal windows commanding that churchyard until at the most dismal window of them all he saw a dismal boy, would in him have beheld, at one grand comprehensive swoop of the eye, the managing clerk, junior clerk, common-law clerk, conveyancing clerk, chancery clerk, every refinement and department of clerk, of Mr Mortimer Lightwood, erewhile called in the newspapers eminent solicitor.
and so forth, Court of Chancery having been moved, &c.
Mr Boffin, I happened to be in Chancery Lane this morning, when I saw you going along before me.
There's Samkin and Green's managing- clerk, and Smithers and Price's chancery, and Pimkin and Thomas's out o' doors--sings a capital song, he does--and Jack Bamber, and ever so many more.
Allocaturs, filing of bills in Chancery, decrees of sale, are legal chain-shot or bomb-shells that can never hit a solitary mark, but must fall with widespread shattering.
By the beginning of the second week in January, the bills were out advertising the sale, under a decree of Chancery, of Mr.
The Delaware Chancery Court is this country's premier business court, since so many public companies are incorporated under Delaware law," said John Rehfeld, FCD chairman.
CCRY's President, Jim Cairns, stated, "There has been a lot of confusion around the business operations of Chancery Resources and AirTrona.