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TO HAVE. These words are used in deeds for the conveyance of land, in that clause which usually declared for what estate the land is granted. The same as Habendum. (q.v.) Vide Habendum; Tenendum.

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And there's a lot o' foolish women in fine clothes, with gewgaws all up their arms and feathers on their heads, sitting near the judge: they've dressed themselves out in that way, one 'ud think, to be scarecrows and warnings against any man ever meddling with a woman again.
And they've got the shells, too," Collins muttered, "the shells that burst under water.
So soon as they've settled all our guns and ships, and smashed our railways, and done all the things they are doing over there, they will begin catching us systematic, pick- ing the best and storing us in cages and things.
I reckon they've forgot his real name long before this.
They've got their opinions, and nothing you can do will change them.
But what other chance they've got to win I don't see.
They've bucked up real high an' mighty what of all that killin' the other day.
They've fired our four best men--the ones that was always on the conference committees.
It's disgusting how they've targeted a charity shop.
GOOD news for six of the lads who've come through the St Helens system this week with the news they've been given one-year contracts - Ricky Bailey, Jonah Cunningham, Aaron Smith, Jake Spedding, Liam Cooper and Ben Morris.
They all work very hard, and I think the manager works them hard, he drills stuff into them and they've got a real way of playing, they all buy into it and all stick to it," Jacob Butterfield said.
They've splashed out, they've got the players, and I honestly believe Newcastle will now start to climb.