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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.

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TerrAscend Corp (CSE:TER) (OTCQX:TRSSF) revealed on Tuesday the completion of the asset acquisition of Grander Distribution LLC (Grander) for an undisclosed value.
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our with the classes didn't much fascinating Lucan.'' "The myth has survived for so long thanks to our fascination with the upper classes and they didn't come much grander or fascinating than Lucan.
been earlier announced that this time's celebrations would be grander as it was the Maha Pushkarams, which occurs once in 144 years.
Fans of his debut will be satisfied by the sprinkling of stripped-back acoustic numbers, but it's the grander material which leaves the most profound impression.
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Instead of finding joy in the moment, we try to create grander moments.
NNA - Caretaker Minister of Public Health, Ali Hassan Khalil, said during Ashoura commemoration in Meiss el Jabal that all Lebanese have a national responsibility to rise with the country and zoom in on things that bring people together, especially that what brings Lebanese together is far grander than that which divides them.
The old pier is receiving a facelift though its glory years are now far behind, Victorian crowds spring into mind as I descend worn, well-trodden steps following ghosts to the seashore over the pebbled beach I remember being so much grander when a child.
This year, we have lined up a vast celebrity list to allow our patrons to enjoy the festivities on a much grander and livelier scale.
Influences of grander, more potent efforts, like Paths Of Glory, are obvious as we flash back from the trenches and over the lives of two brothers, played by Jack O'Connell and George MacKay.
As the founder and president of Wild Earth's Children, a Colorado-based organization that provides hands-on experiences in nature, Harrison believes that we can lead our children back to being truly alive and give them a grander reality, but that doing so will take vision and willpower, love and humility, and the strength to believe in them and in ourselves.