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Said

Mentioned earlier. Frequently used in contracts and other legal documents, with the same force as aforesaid.

said

adj. a reference back to a thing that was previously mentioned or identified, popular in legal documents, as "the said driver drove said automobile in a negligent manner."

said

adjective above-mentioned, aforegoing, aforesaid, already indicated, before mentioned, earlier, exact, foregoing, forementioned, named, prevenient, previous, previously mentioned, previiusly named, previously referred to, prior, specific
See also: aforesaid, before mentioned, oral, stated

said

in contracts or pleadings, named or mentioned previously.

SAID. Before mentioned.
     2. In contracts and pleadings it is usual and proper when it is desired to speak of a person or thing before mentioned, to designate them by the term said or aforesaid, or by some similar term, otherwise the latter description will be ill for want of certainty. 2 Lev. 207: Com. Dig. Pleader, C IS; Gould on Pl: c. 3, Sec. 63.

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Jim was awful disappointed, but I said never mind, Cairo would be the next place, I reckoned.
I knew that very well," said the farrier, throwing himself backward again, and speaking defiantly; "if I don't know Mr.
Nay, then, husband," said Teresa; "let the hen live, though it be with her pip, live, and let the devil take all the governments in the world; you came out of your mother's womb without a government, you have lived until now without a government, and when it is God's will you will go, or be carried, to your grave without a government.
And this is the reason why my three accusers, Meletus and Anytus and Lycon, have set upon me; Meletus, who has a quarrel with me on behalf of the poets; Anytus, on behalf of the craftsmen and politicians; Lycon, on behalf of the rhetoricians: and as I said at the beginning, I cannot expect to get rid of such a mass of calumny all in a moment.
I don't know what you are saying,' said the traveller.
And then the old smile came running to her face like a lamp-lighter, and she said to me, 'I am ower far gone to read, but I'm thinking I am in it again
And the men will sit there and never talk," he said, wonder and awe growing in his face.
You must kneel down," said Marilla in embarrassment.
So don't worry if you do get to be old maids, girls," said Dan.
SOCRATES: Then it follows from your own admissions, that virtue is doing what you do with a part of virtue; for justice and the like are said by you to be parts of virtue.
there she be,' said John, observing the look which Nicholas directed towards his wife.
He said that the repayment of a debt is just, and in saying so he appears to me to be right.