tacking

Changing the course of direction of a sailboat by changing the position of the sails. Adding. A doctrine which permits an adverse possessor to add his period of possession to that of a prior adverse possessor in Order to establish a continuous possession for the period prescribed by statute for tire ripening of adverse possession into title. Fagan v Grady, 101 NH 18, 131 A2d 441. An attempt on the part of it creditor having two liens of different priorities to join them so as to perfect priority over the lien of a third person intervening the two liens. 30A Am J Rev ed Judgm § 529. A long established rule of the English court of chancery that where property is subject to successive mortgages, and the third mortgagee had advanced his money without notice of the second mortgage, he may take an assignment of the first mortgage and require the second mortgagee to redeem from both of the other mortgages before the property can be subjected to the second mortgage. 36 Am J1st Mtg § 203.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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