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GRAND. An epithet frequently used to denote that the thing. to which it is joined is of more importance and dignity, than other things of the same name; as, grand assize, a writ in a real action to determine the right of property in land; grand cape, a writ used in England, on a plea of land, when the tenant makes default in appearance at the day given for the king to take the land into his hands; grand days, among the English lawyers, are those days in term which are solemnly kept in the inns of court and chancery, namely, Candlemas day, in Hilary term; Ascension day, in Easter term; and All Saint's day, in Michaelmas term; which days are dies non juridici. Grand distress is the name of a writ so called because of its extent, namely, to all. the goods and chattels of the party distrained within the county; this writ is believed to be peculiar to England. Grand Jury. (q. v.) Grand serjeantry, the name of an ancient English military tenure.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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On the other hand, Trump would get 20,000 votes in the first state plus 27,500 in each of the eight other states (or 220,000 in the eight), giving him a grand total of 240,000 popular votes nationwide.
Click the #2 Group and Outline button to see only the subtotal and grand total rows.
The Kingdom of Bahrain ranked third on the index with more than 1,100 cases of property title acquisitions by GCC citizens in Bahrain, that is an estimated 7.4% of the grand total. Meanwhile the State of Kuwait, the State of Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, ranked fourth, fifty and sixth respectively, where percentages ranged between 1.9% and 1%.
His face turned purple as he ran the grand total of a mile and crawled through a short tunnel.
Racing Post betting editor Paul Kealy extended his lead following his each-way bet on Annecdote with the total amount raised creeping up slowly to the grand total of pounds 500.
This document provides grand total undergraduate enrollment and total Hispanic undergraduate enrollment by state in 2010-2011.
The match between Cardiff County FC and CSKA Sophia Gardens resulted in a narrow victory for County, but with a grand total of pounds 789.50 raised, Llamau was the real winner.
For two people plus the pounds 3.50 for car parking brings it to a grand total of pounds 55.50.
On Monday they raided a coffee shop in Paphos, nabbing four suspects...and a grand total of e1/480.
Projections of tax return filings prepared by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) research staff show that a grand total of 239.3 million tax returns are expected to be filed with the IRS during Calendar Year (CY) 2012.
With the recent merger of GLCU and H-F Credit Union in Country Club Hills, Ill., GLCU now has another branch in Cook County, making a grand total of nine branches, seven in Lake County and two in Cook County.
Market Overview Building Class # of Bldgs Inventory (SF) Total Available (SF) 10,000 - 24,999 SF 411 6,290,443 390,730 25,000 - 49,999 SF 221 7,612,626 611,199 50,000 - 99,999 SF 133 9,038,567 1,027,612 Greater than 100,000 SF 104 22,089,534 5,243,954 Grand Total 869 45,031,170 7,273,495 Building Class Total Vacant Total Vacancy Qtrly Net (SF) Rate (%) Absorption (SF) 10,000 - 24,999 SF 365,954 5.8% -42,410 25,000 - 49,999 SF 564,199 7.4% 127,060 50,000 - 99,999 SF 953,019 10.5% -60,775 Greater than 100,000 SF 4,429,014 20.1% 1,230,488 Grand Total 6,312,186 14.0% 1,254,363 Source: Central Arkansas Commercial Data Exchange 14% The average vacancy rate of commercial industrial space in Pulaski County.