Absque hoc
Absque hoc Abs"que hoc [L., without this.] (Law) The technical words of denial used in traversing what has been alleged, and is repeated. [1913 Webster]

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  • absque hoc — /aebskwiy hok/ Without this. These are technical words of denial, used in pleading at common law by way of special traverse, to introduce the negative part of the plea, following the affirmative part or inducement. See also traverse …   Black's law dictionary

  • absque hoc — /aebskwiy hok/ Without this. These are technical words of denial, used in pleading at common law by way of special traverse, to introduce the negative part of the plea, following the affirmative part or inducement. See also traverse …   Black's law dictionary

  • absque hoc — Without this. See special traverse …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • hoc — This; with, by, or in, this. See absque hoc; ad hoc …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • sine hoc quod — /sayniy hok kwod/ Without this, that. A technical phrase in old pleading, of the same import with the phrase absque hoc quod …   Black's law dictionary

  • traverse — In common law pleading, a traverse signifies a denial. Thus, where a defendant denies any material allegation of fact in the plaintiffs declaration, he is said to traverse it, and the plea itself is thence frequently termed a traverse. See also… …   Black's law dictionary

  • To solve a traverse — Traverse Trav erse, n. [F. traverse. See {Traverse}, a.] 1. Anything that traverses, or crosses. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) Something that thwarts, crosses, or obstructs; a cross accident; as, he would have succeeded, had it not been for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To work a traverse — Traverse Trav erse, n. [F. traverse. See {Traverse}, a.] 1. Anything that traverses, or crosses. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) Something that thwarts, crosses, or obstructs; a cross accident; as, he would have succeeded, had it not been for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Traverse — Trav erse, n. [F. traverse. See {Traverse}, a.] 1. Anything that traverses, or crosses. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) Something that thwarts, crosses, or obstructs; a cross accident; as, he would have succeeded, had it not been for unlucky… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Traverse board — Traverse Trav erse, n. [F. traverse. See {Traverse}, a.] 1. Anything that traverses, or crosses. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) Something that thwarts, crosses, or obstructs; a cross accident; as, he would have succeeded, had it not been for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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