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antedating

‘dating before’. The date on a BILL OF EXCHANGE, acceptance or indorsement is deemed to be the true date of the drawing, acceptance or indorsement unless the contrary is proved. The date is relevant only in that it regulates the term of payment that bears reference to the date of the bill. A bill, therefore, is not invalid by reason only of the fact that it is antedated or postdated.
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By the end of the 1980s Our Nig and Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl had entered the canon of African American women's narrative as foundational texts, the former adjudged the first novel and the latter the first autobiography "written by herself." In the early 1990s Frances Smith Foster pointed scholarship in a new direction by bringing back into print three serialized novels by Harper, all of them antedating Iola Leroy.
Until recently, the California PVA Chapter has been popularly credited with the birth of wheelchair basketball, but New England PVA offered evidence antedating California's claim.
It appears to make Egypt's history into the earliest of all, antedating Mesopotamia's.
Some of these, however, are regionalisms antedating the division of Germany in 1949, like Eierkuchen onmap 24, which also shows, typically, how many characteristic 'Austrianisms' do not stretch into the westernmost provinces of Tyrol and Vorarlberg: the Hungarian loan Palatschinke is restricted to eastern Austria.
The author rehearses fifteenth-century forms of the words for 'morris' as a dance or performance and adduces a new antedating of the earliest occurrence of the word in English, from 1448.
"A statute does not operate 'retrospectively,' and thus impermissibly, simply because it applies to conduct antedating the statute's enactment," Judge Kim McLane Wardlaw wrote for the three-judge panel in Altmann v.
Finally, given the step-level changes occurring in both Ben-Zakkaist and Jesus-groups in the period after Constantine, F.'s use of the labels "Jew," "Jewish," and "Christian" for groups antedating Constantine is historically and linguistically anachronistic.
The Court cited a history, antedating the founding, of submitting such "unlawful combatants" (who use stealth to avoid the risk of being shot on sight) to military tribunals, which afford due process but not the full protections of courts-martial.
Moreover, the interpretive structure framing individual chapters is sometimes outdated; the Pirenne thesis is no longer one of the key explanatory models for what was once called the "Dark Ages;" few now see the fall of Constantinople in 1453 as responsible for the introduction of Greek learning in Italy and the subsequent emergence of the Renaissance; and for over twenty-five years historians have spoken of a Catholic Reformation antedating Luther rather than simply a counter-reformation in response to him.
Since the YAP disparity also held for both the Ashkenazim and Sephardim, "this result is consistent with an origin for the Jewish priesthood antedating the division of the world Jewry into Ashkenazic and Sephardic communities," the researchers said in the Jan.