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LIEU, place. In lieu of, instead, in the place of.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In lieu of buckles at his knees, he wore unequal loops of packthread; and in his grimy hands he held a knotted stick, the knob of which was carved into a rough likeness of his own vile face.
In their fear, silence fell upon them, and a postillion, in the guise of a demon, passed in front of them, blowing, in lieu of a bugle, a huge hollow horn that gave out a horrible hoarse note.
Wickham wrote to inform me that, having finally resolved against taking orders, he hoped I should not think it unreasonable for him to expect some more immediate pecuniary advantage, in lieu of the preferment, by which he could not be benefited.
Indoors she would go about without cap, her grey hair strangely dishevelled; then, when at home, she seldom wore a gown--only a shabby cotton camisole; shoes, too, were strangers to her feet, and in lieu of them she sported roomy slippers, trodden down at the heels.
Comme ils interpellent a la fois l'univers du visible et de l'invisible, de l'inneite la plus profonde a l'etrangete la plus dissemblable, les hauts-lieux sont des entites relationnelles et heuristiques qui assurent la rencontre feconde des diversites qui particularisent un lieu. Ils mobilisent de fait une imagination creatrice par laquelle le territoire se revele structure autant par le concret que par l'ideel ou le symbolique.
MORE donations to Evening Telegraph/Mercia FM Snowball appeal in lieu of Christmas cards have been made.
A depositary bank may agree with a paying or returning bank to accept an image or other notice in lieu of a returned check even when the check is available for return under this part.
He claimed most of the settlement was in lieu of litigating the tort claims and therefore excludable under IRC section 104(a)(2) (damages received on account of personal injuries).
On April 3, 1992, Tax Executives Institute submitted the following comments to the Department of the treasury on the mandatory use of a surrogate interest rate in lieu of a taxpayer's specific interest rate for purposes of section 263A(f).
En effet, le rebondissement de l'activite agricole a booste la croissance, qui a atteint 4,1% au lieu de 1% durant la meme periode de 2016.