Mesne (an Anglo-French legal form of the O. Fr. meien, mod. moyen, mean, Med. Lat. medianus, in the middle, cf. English mean), middle or intermediate, an adjective used in several legal phrases. ...
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Mesne adjective [ Confer Mean intermediate.] (Law) Middle; intervening; as, a mesne lord, that is, a lord who holds land of a superior, but grants a part of it to another person, in which case he is a tenant to the superior, b...
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• (a.) Middle; intervening; as, a mesne lord, that is, a lord who holds land of a superior, but grants a part of it to another person, in which case he is a tenant to the superior, but lord or superior to the second grantee, and hence is called the mesne lord.
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mesne (MEEN) 1. In law, happening or appearing between two other things, especially assignments of property; intermediate or intervening. 2. Middle; intervening; such as, a mesne lord, that is, a lord who holds the land of a superior, but grants a part of it to another person, in which case he is a...
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The middle between two extremes, that part between the commencement and the end, as it relates to time.Hence the profits wbich a man receives between disseisin and recovery of lands are called mesne profits. Process which is issued in a suit between the original and final process, is called mesne pr...
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(adj) Mesne (pronounced as mean) is used to qualify a situation in between the two extreme positions. Mense profit is used to represent average profit
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: (mean, with a silent s) adj. from Norman French for intermediate, the middle point between two extremes. It is seldom used, except in reference to "mesne profits."
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In law, mesne means middle or intervening; as, a mesne lord, that is, a lord who holds land of a superior but grants a part of it to another person. In this case he is a tenant to the superior, but lord or superior to the second grantee.
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1) Intermediate 2) Intermediate in law 3) Intermediate, legally 4) Intervening, in law 5) Intervening, legally 6) Middle, in law
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