Commorancy
Commorancy Com"mo*ran*cy, n. 1. (Law) A dwelling or ordinary residence in a place; habitation. [1913 Webster]

Commorancy consists in usually lying there. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

2. (Am. Law) Residence temporarily, or for a short time. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • commorancy — index residence Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • commorancy — commorant, adj. /kom euhr euhn see/, n., pl. commorancies. Law. a dwelling in a place; usual or temporary residence in a place. [1580 90; commor(ant) residing ( < L commorant , s. of commorans, prp. of commorari to remain, delay, equiv. to com… …   Universalium

  • commorancy — noun A house for a place of residence, usually a temporary one. See Also: commorance, commorant …   Wiktionary

  • commorancy — n. act of living in a place, residence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • commorancy — com·mo·ran·cy …   English syllables

  • commorancy — /komsransiy/ In English law, the dwelling in any place as inhabitant; which consists in usually lying there. 4 Bl.Comm. 273. In American law, it is used to denote a mere temporary residence …   Black's law dictionary

  • commorancy — /komsransiy/ In English law, the dwelling in any place as inhabitant; which consists in usually lying there. 4 Bl.Comm. 273. In American law, it is used to denote a mere temporary residence …   Black's law dictionary

  • commorancy — In American law, residence for a short time; temporary residence; in English law, dwelling as an inhabitant of a place, which means usually lying there. 4 Bl Comm 273 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • commorancy — ˈkämərənsē noun ( es) : ordinary residence or dwelling in a place : the habitation of a place …   Useful english dictionary

  • Commorance — Com mo*rance, n. See {Commorancy}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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