divorce from bed and board


divorce from bed and board
Same as divorce a mensa et thoro.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • From bed and board — Bed Bed, n. [AS. bed, bedd; akin to OS. bed, D. bed, bedde, Icel. be?r, Dan. bed, Sw. b[ a]dd, Goth. badi, OHG. betti, G. bett, bette, bed, beet a plat of ground; all of uncertain origin.] 1. An article of furniture to sleep or take rest in or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • divorce — di·vorce 1 n [Middle French, from Latin divortium, from divortere divertere to leave one s marriage partner, from di away, apart + vertere to turn]: the dissolution of a valid marriage granted esp. on specified statutory grounds (as adultery)… …   Law dictionary

  • divorce a mensa et thoro — see divorce Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. divorce a mensa et thoro …   Law dictionary

  • divorce — The legal separation of man and wife, effected by the judgment or decree of a court, and either totally dissolving the marriage relation, or suspending its effects so far as concerns the cohabitation of the parties. See also alimony equitable… …   Black's law dictionary

  • divorce — The legal separation of man and wife, effected by the judgment or decree of a court, and either totally dissolving the marriage relation, or suspending its effects so far as concerns the cohabitation of the parties. See also alimony equitable… …   Black's law dictionary

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  • bed — The hollow or channel of a water course; the depression between the banks worn by the regular and usual flow of the water. The land that is covered by the water in its ordinary low stage. Area extending between the opposing banks measured from… …   Black's law dictionary

  • bed — The hollow or channel of a water course; the depression between the banks worn by the regular and usual flow of the water. The land that is covered by the water in its ordinary low stage. Area extending between the opposing banks measured from… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Divorce (in Moral Theology) —     Divorce (in Moral Theology)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Divorce (in Moral Theology)     This subject will be treated here under two distinct heads: First, divorce in moral theology; second, divorce in civil jurisprudence.     The term… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Divorce (in Civil Jurisprudence) —     Divorce (in Civil Jurisprudence)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Divorce (in Civil Jurisprudence)     Divorce is defined in jurisprudence as the dissolution or partial suspension by law of the marriage relation (Bouvier s Law Dictionary).… …   Catholic encyclopedia


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