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CABLE

A large and strong rope or chain, such as is attached to a vessel’s anchors, or the traction-rope of a street railway operated by the cable system, (Hooper v. Railway Co., 85 Md. 500, 37 Atl. 359, 38 L. R. A. 509J or used in submarine telegraphy, (see 25 Stat. 41 [IT. S. Comp. St. 1901, p. 358G].)

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CABLE FOR AUTHORITY

To pay a request that was sent electronically by starting a negotiation with a bank (usually the issuing bank) of a letter of credit (L/C). Permission must be given to pay the L/C despite any other circumstances.

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CABLE MODEM

A type of modem that connects a computer or local network to broadband Internet service through the same cable that supplies cable television service or the service connection made via a cable modem.

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CABLEGRAM

Telegraphy is the long-distance transmission of written messages without physical transport of letters. It is a compound term formed from the Greek words far and write. Radiotelegraphy or wireless telegraphy transmits messages using radio.

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CABLISH

Brush-wood, or more properly windfall-wood.

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CABOTAGE

Restriction of the operation of sea, air, or other transport services within or into a particular country to that country’s own transport services.

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CACHE

A collection of items of the same type stored in a hidden or inaccessible place or a hidden or inaccessible storage place for valuables, provisions, or ammunition.

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CACHEPOLUS, OR CACHERELLAS

An inferior bailiff, or catchpoll. Jacob.

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CACHET, LETTRES DE

Letters issued and signed by the kings of France, and countersigned by a secretary of state, authorizing the imprisonment of a person. Abollished during the revolution of 1789.

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CACICAZGOS

In Spanish-American law. Property entailed on the caciques, or heads of Indian villages, and their descendants. Sehm. Civil Law, 309.

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CADASTRE

In Spanish law. An official statement of the quantity and value of real property in spy district, made for the purpose of justly apportioning the taxes payable on such property. 12 Pet 428, note.

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CADASTU

In French law. An official statement of the quantity and value of realty made for purposes of taxation; same as cadastre, (q. v.)

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CADAVER

A dead human body; a corpse. Cadaver nulling in bonis, no one can have a right of property in a corpse. 3 Co. Inst. 110, 2 Bl. Comm. 429; Griffith v. Railroad Co., 23 S. C. 32, 55 Am. Rep. 1.

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CADBURY RULES

Certain guidelines that are specified by the UK’s Cadbury Committee. The rules are for Corporation Governance’ which submitted their report in 1992. The objective of the report is to raise the confidence of what is expected out of representatives and the financial reporting involved. All of the publicly released UK corporations are expected to follow them even though this is not a mandatory feature.

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CADET

In the United States laws, students in the military academy at West Point are styled “cadets;” students in the naval academy at Annapolis, “cadet midshipmen.” Rev. St.

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CADIT

Lat. It falls, abates, fails, ends, ceases. See CADEBE.

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CADUCA

In the civil law. Property of an inheritable quality; property such as descends to an heir. Also the lapse of a testamentary disposition or legacy. Also an escheat ; escheated property. BL.LAW DJCT.(2D ED.)

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CADUCARY

Relating to or of the nature of escheat, forfeiture, or confiscation, 2 Bl. Comm. 245.

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CAETERORNM

When a limited administration has been granted, and all the property cannot be administered under it. administration ewtcrorum (as to the residue) may be granted.

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CAFETERIA BENEFIT PLAN

A plan that allows employees to choose the allocation of their premiums and the composition of their benefits.

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