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HEIR, IRREGULAR. In Louisiana, irregular heirs are those who are neither testamentary nor legal, and who have been established by law to take the succession. See Civ. Code of Lo. art. 874. When the deceased has left neither lawful descendants nor ascendants, nor collateral relations, the law calls to his inheritance either the surviving husband or wife, or his or her natural children, or the state. Id. art., 911. This is called an irregular succession.

IRREGULAR. That which is done contrary to the common rules of law; as, irregular process, which is that issued contrary to law and the common practice of the court. Vide Regular and. Irregular Process.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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People crossing irregularly may be at physical risk, especially in the extreme cold.
An irregularly shaped length of all purpose highway measuring 150 square metres fronting Nos.
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As stalactites do, stalagmites grow irregularly at first.
Irregularly shaped but roughly the size of a boardroom table, it is elevated off the floor on short legs, putting it at the right height for child's play.
Naturally, taste is like an irregularly conjugating verb: I have good taste, he has fair taste, you have execrable taste.
The rest of the square, when first laid out in the 1730s, was fronted by noblemen's palaces in two grand stories with Classical orders and mansards, though irregularly grouped and with varying plot widths.
Two large irregularly shaped wings required a drag and two copes so the mold had two parting lines.
Admixed in the fibrous background are irregularly shaped osseous islands (figure, B).
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