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TESTE, practice. The teste of a writ is the concluding clause, commencing with the word witness, &c.
     2. The act of congress of May 8, 1792, 1 Story's Laws U. S. 257, directs that all writs and process issuing from the supreme or a circuit court, shall bear teste of the chief justice of the supreme court, or if that office be vacant, of the associate justice next in precedence; and that all writs or process issuing from a district court, shall hear teste of the judge of such court, or, if the said office be vacant, of the clerk thereof. Vide Serg. Const. Law, Index, h.t.; 20 Vin. Ab. 262; Steph. Plead. 25.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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(2007) have analyzed the seed morphology and testa properties of a total of 34 Lathyrus taxa obtained from seed banks of 18 countries.
In both studies, Testa stresses the importance of not relegating the cinematic text as secondary or subservient to its literary source.
matyti, kad Seskineje S[O.sub.2] koncentracija pagal kerpiu ir grybo testa lygi 40 [micro]g/m , Justiniskese ir Karoliniskese--45 [micro]g/m pagal kerpiu testa, taciau pagal grybu testa Justiniskese S[O.sub.2] koncentracija--55 [micro]g/[m.sup.3], o Karoliniskese--25 [micro]g/m.sup.3].
Tal como se menciono anteriormente, la presencia/ ausencia tanto de semillas con testa entera, fisurada, plegada o enrollada y de semillas fragmentadas, como de endocarpos enteros, fisurados o fragmentados son caracteres que, entre otros, permiten diagnosticar la manufactura de productos finales e intermedios, tales como harinas y otros destinados a un proceso de elaboracion posterior.
An out lesbian, Testa is proud of her pottery's unique qualities--she's never seen another artist come up with quite the same ideas.
Melzer, Testa and Diaz will be getting their Snapples and massages in Soho, working out of Corcoran's office at 490 Broadway.
Testa relives those stories, but she digs much deeper.
It has a staff of 30, with plans to reach close to 40 by the end of the year, and has a global reach, Testa said, concentrating on capital markets, private equity, wealth management and real estate deals.
Mr Testa, who joined the bank after ten years with WestLB as executive director in its capital markets group, said Gatehouse would look for a public listing by 2012.
A new airport director, Alfred Testa Jr., was hired.