Not possessed

NOT POSSESSED. A plea sometimes used in actions of trover, when the defendant was not possessed of the goods at the commencement of the action. 3 Mann. & Gr. 101, 103.

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Whether his religion was real, or consisted only in appearance, I shall not presume to say, as I am not possessed of any touchstone which can distinguish the true from the false.
Bounderby - who, as we know, is not possessed of that delicacy which would soften so tight a hand.
Police sources said that during the search and sweep operation of seminaries, police checked documents of 1094 student and warned the administration not to allow entry of any student or stay in their madrassa who have not possessed documents.
After investigation, the police released 35 people while took action against 12 persons who have not possessed complete their documents.
administration not to allow entry of any student or stay in their madaris who have not possessed documents.
THIS IS BRENDA THE AGED SEA HAG ON THE MOST OBSCURE CHEESECAKE NEWSBREAK ON TV, THE RING-LEADER OF THAT TERROR PLOT IS A PHOENIX STOCKBOY WHO NEVER TRAINED WITH OSAMA, DIDN'T HAVE EXPLOSIVES, AND HAS NOT POSSESSED CHEESE SINCE 2003.
World Net Daily reports a summary of the bill, A3998 by Assemblyman Louis Manzo, D, Jersey City, would authorize the forfeiture of any "motor vehicle, building or premise" if a firearm is found in it that is not possessed legally per state law--"even if the firearm was not possessed by the owner of the motor vehicle, building or premise.
Cabaret singer Lisa Marie Scally (25), of Priory Road, Maidstone, Kent, told Maidstone Crown Court she had not possessed 155mgs of cocaine on January 30 this year.
We have technology capabilities at Cognizant that are not possessed by a lot of large consulting firms.
It would have certain powers not possessed by university trustees, including the authority to: