- The doctrine that a thing is presumed to have been abandoned when it so appears by acts or circumstances, as when it is thrown away in any public place where it cannot be taken up, or where another is suffered to possess it without contradiction, or where possessory acts have long been abstained from. Rhodes v Whitehead, 27 Tex 304.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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