Symbolical delivery
Symbolic Sym*bol"ic, Symbolical Sym*bol"ic*al, a. [L. symbolicus, Gr. symboliko`s: cf. F. symbolique.] Of or pertaining to a symbol or symbols; of the nature of a symbol; exhibiting or expressing by resemblance or signs; representative; as, the figure of an eye is symbolic of sight and knowledge. -- {Sym*bol"ic*al*ly}, adv. -- {Sym*bol"ic*al*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The sacrament is a representation of Christ's death by such symbolical actions as he himself appointed. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

{Symbolical delivery} (Law), the delivery of property sold by delivering something else as a symbol, token, or representative of it. --Bouvier. Chitty.

{Symbolical philosophy}, the philosophy expressed by hieroglyphics. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • delivery — The act by which the res or substance thereof is placed within the actual or constructive possession or control of another. Poor v. American Locomotive Co., C.C.A.I11., 67 F.2d 626, 630. What constitutes delivery depends largely on the intent of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • delivery — The act by which the res or substance thereof is placed within the actual or constructive possession or control of another. Poor v. American Locomotive Co., C.C.A.I11., 67 F.2d 626, 630. What constitutes delivery depends largely on the intent of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Symbolical — Symbolic Sym*bol ic, Symbolical Sym*bol ic*al, a. [L. symbolicus, Gr. symboliko s: cf. F. symbolique.] Of or pertaining to a symbol or symbols; of the nature of a symbol; exhibiting or expressing by resemblance or signs; representative; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Symbolical philosophy — Symbolic Sym*bol ic, Symbolical Sym*bol ic*al, a. [L. symbolicus, Gr. symboliko s: cf. F. symbolique.] Of or pertaining to a symbol or symbols; of the nature of a symbol; exhibiting or expressing by resemblance or signs; representative; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • delivery of gift — An actual, symbolical, or constructive transfer of possession of the subject matter to the donee personally or to some person acting as his agent, trustee, guardian, or bailee, the operation of physically handing over giving way at times, as… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • symbolic delivery — The constructive delivery of the subject matter of a sale or gift, where it is cumbersome or inaccessible, by the actual delivery of some article which is conventionally accepted as the symbol or representative of it, or which renders access to… …   Black's law dictionary

  • implied delivery — A constructive delivery to bailee, meaning all those acts which, although not truly comprising real possession of the goods transferred, have been held, by legal construction, equivalent to actual delivery, including, in this sense, symbolical or …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Symbolic — Sym*bol ic, Symbolical Sym*bol ic*al, a. [L. symbolicus, Gr. symboliko s: cf. F. symbolique.] Of or pertaining to a symbol or symbols; of the nature of a symbol; exhibiting or expressing by resemblance or signs; representative; as, the figure of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Symbolically — Symbolic Sym*bol ic, Symbolical Sym*bol ic*al, a. [L. symbolicus, Gr. symboliko s: cf. F. symbolique.] Of or pertaining to a symbol or symbols; of the nature of a symbol; exhibiting or expressing by resemblance or signs; representative; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Symbolicalness — Symbolic Sym*bol ic, Symbolical Sym*bol ic*al, a. [L. symbolicus, Gr. symboliko s: cf. F. symbolique.] Of or pertaining to a symbol or symbols; of the nature of a symbol; exhibiting or expressing by resemblance or signs; representative; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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