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Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

TRADITION, contracts, civil law. The act by which a thing is delivered by one or more persons to one or more others.
     2. In sales it is the delivery of possession by the proprietor with an intention to transfer the property to the receiver. Two things are therefore requisite in order to transmit property in this way: 1. The intention or consent of the former owner to transfer it; and, 2. The actual delivery in pursuance of that intention.
     3. Tradition is either real or symbolical. The first is where the ipsa corpora of movables are put into the hands of the receiver. Symbolical tradition is used where the thing is incapable of real delivery, as, in immovable subjects, such as lands and houses; or such as consist in jure (things incorporeal) as things of fishing and the like. The property of certain movables, though they are capable of real delivery, may be transferred by symbol. Thus, if the subject be under look and key, the delivery of the key is considered as a legal tradition of all that is contained in the repository. Cujas, Observations, liv. 11, ch. 10; Inst. lib. 2, t. 1, Sec. 40; Dig. lib. 41, t. 1, 1. 9; Ersk. Princ. Laws of Scotl. bk. 2, t. 1, s. 10, 11; Civil Code Lo. art. 2452, et seq.
     4. In the common law the term used in the place of tradition is delivery. (q.v.)

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
References in classic literature ?
At two or three epochs, when the fortunes of the family were low, this representative of hereditary qualities had made his appearance, and caused the traditionary gossips of the town to whisper among themselves, "Here is the old Pyncheon come again!
A man of wider & deeper knowledge than almost anyone I have known, Lansing was as familiar with, & brought as much care to, contemporary poetry & poetics as to older literatures, to the traditionary sciences as to modern science, to the making of music as to the preparing of food.
Sollod, "Traditionary veterinary medical practice by Twareg herders in Central Niger," Integrated livestock Project, Ministry of Animal Resources, Tahoua, Niger, 1986, pp 29.
Washington, 'didn't a General, or somebody of the Kind live in it?' 'O yes,' replied he, 'it was General Washington, or some such Man!'" (13) Latrobe complains, "Of such materials is traditionary [sic] history made up." (14)
(74) Idem, p.49: "Every history of the creation, and every traditionary account, whether from the lettered or unlettered world, however they may vary in their opinion or belief of certain particulars, all agree in establishing one point, the unity of man; by which I mean that men are all of one degree, and consequently that all men are born equal, and with equal natural right (...)".
Retailers must address the needs of consumers on a spectrum from "extremely health conscious" to "eat, drink and be merry." And the study notes that about 63% of consumers support the idea of stocking traditionary confectionery products at the front end; such products, consumed in moderation, are seen as consistent with a healthy lifestyle.
However, the genre rejects complete subordination to traditionary formulas: it borrows from all, but subordinates to none entirely.
He continues, "A person seeking to understand something has a bond to the subject matter that comes into language through the traditionary text and has, or acquires, a connection with the tradition from which the text speaks." In the same passage, however, Gadamer suggests that what he calls hermeneutical consciousness is self-reflective.
The 20 papers consider such topics as the context of Qumran literature, traditionary processes and textual unity in 4Ezra, rewriting the script of the first exile with the hope for a prompt restoration of Zion's fortunes, a New Testament reader's guide to 2Baruch, and the preservation of 4Ezra in the Vulgate thanks to Ambrose not Jerome.
Strictly speaking, as this document indicates, "Tradition" (with a capital "T") and "tradition" (with a small "t") may also be distinguished: Tradition is "the Gospel itself, transmitted from generation to generation in and by the Church"; it is "Christ himself present in the life of the Church"; and tradition is "the traditionary process" (50 n.
Though Romantic classicism has traditionary been represented in terms of its Hellenism (one immediately thinks of Shelley's declaration in the preface to Hellas, "We are all Greeks"), Sachs persuasively argues that "republican Rome becomes increasingly relevant in Romantic Britain because in a period of political unrest and imperial expansion, the appositeness of the Roman example for Britain provides a conceptual enhancement of what Rome means" (3).
traditionary horrors of Papist aggression!" (Oliphant, 2:187).