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QUACK

A pretender to medical skill which he does not possess; one who practices as a physician or surgeon without adequate preparation or due qualification. See El- mergreen v. Horn, 115 Wis. 385, 91 N. W. 973.

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QUACUNQUE VIA DATA

Lat. Whichever way you take it.

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QUAD

1. A room that can accomodate four persons. 2. This applies to a unit of electricity that has a quadrillion or 1015 BTUs. It will last around 293 terra watt hours for powering electrical items.

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QUAD RATE

The rate of a hotel room that is suitable for four people. It applies to any room or unit that will accomodate four persons.

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QUADRAGESIMA

Lat. The fortieth. The first Sunday in Lent is so called because it is about the fortieth day before Easter. Cowell.

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QUADRAGESIMALS

Offerings formerly made, on Mid-Lent Sunday, to the mother church.

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QUADRAGESMS

The third volume of the year books of the reign of Edward III. So called because beginning with the fortieth year of that sovereign’s reign. Crabb, Eng. Law, 327.

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QUADRANS

Lat. In Roman law. The fourth part; the quarter of any number. measure, or quantity. Hence an heir to the fourth part of the inheritance was called “hwres ex quadrante.” Also a Roman coin, being the fourth part of an as, equal In value to an English half-penny. In old English law. A farthing; a fourth part or quarter of a penny.

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QUADRANT

An angular measure of ninety degrees.

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QUADRANTATA TERRiE

In old English law. A measure of land, variously described as a quarter of an acre or the fourth part of a yard-land.

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QUADRARIUM

In old records. A stone-pit or quarry. Cowell.

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QUADRIENNIUM

Lat. In the civil law. The four-years course of study required to be pursued by law-students before they were qualified to study the Code or collection of imperial constitutions. See Inst proem.

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QUADRIPARTITE

Divided into four parts. A term applied in conveyancing to an indenture executed in four parts.

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QUADROON

A person who is descended from a white person and another person who has an equal mixture of the European and African blood. State v. Davis, 2 Bailey (S. C.) 558.

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QUADRUPLATORES

Lat. In Roman law. Informers who, if their information were followed by conviction, had the fourth part of the confiscated goods for their trouble.

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QUADRUPLE INDEMNITY

More than double indemnity in insurance cases. Often known as multiple indemnity.

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QUADRUPLICATE

Lat. In the civil law. A pleading on the part of a defendant corresponding to the rebutter at common law. The third pleading on the part of the defendant. Inst. 4, 14, 3; 3 Rl. Comm. 310. Qua; ab hostibus capinntur, statim ca- picntium fiunt. 2 Burrows, 093. Things which are taken from enemies immediately become the property of the captors. Quae ab initio inntilis fuit institutio, ex post facto convalescere non potest. An institution which was at the beginning of no use or force cannot acquire force from after matter. Dig. 50, 17, 210. Quae ab initio non valent, ex post facto convalcscere non possnnt. Things invalid from the beginning cannot be made valid by subsequent act. Tray. Lat. Max. 482. Quae accessionum locum obtinent, ex- tinguuntur cum principales res peremp- tse fuerint. Things which hold the place of accessories are extinguished when the principal things are destroyed. 2 Poth. Obi. 202; Broom, Max. 496. QU.33 AD UNUM FINEM 971 QU.

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QUAE EST EADEM

a Latin phrase that means that the 2 things that appear to be different on the surface are actually the same matter.

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QUAKER

This, in England, is the statutory, as well as the popular, name of a member of a religious society, by themselves denominated “Friends.”

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QUALIFICATION

Quaecunque intra rationem legis in- veniuntur intra legem ipsam esse judi- cantur. Things which are found within the reason of a law are supposed to be within the law itself. 2 Inst. GS9. Quaslibet concessio domini regis cap! debet stricte contra dominum regem, quando potest intelligi duabus viis. 3 Leon. 243. livery grant of our lord the king ought to be taken strictly against our lord the king, when it can be understood in two ways. Quaclibet concessio fortissimo contra donatorem interpretanda est. Every grant is to be interpreted most strongly against the grantor. Co. Litt. 183a. Quaelibct jurisdictio cancellos suos habet. Jenk. Cent. 137. Every jurisdiction has its own bounds. Quaelibct pardonatio debet capi secundum intentionem regis, et non ad deceptionem regis. 3 Bulst. 14. Every pardon ought to be taken according to the intention of the king, and not to the deception of the king. Quaclibet poena corporalis, quamvis minima, major est qualibet poena pecu- niaria. 3 Inst. 220. Every corporal punishment, although the very least, is greater than any pecuniary punishment Quteras de dubiis legem bene discere si vis. Inquire into doubtful points if you wish to understand the law well. Litt

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