ARTICLE - Black's Law Dictionary

What is ARTICLE? Definition of ARTICLE in Black's Law Dictionary

A separate and distinct part of an instrument or writing comprising two or more particulars; one of several things presented as connected or forming a whole. Carter v. RailroadCo., 126 N.C. 437, 36 S.E. 14. A particular object or substance, a material  thing or a class of things. People v. Epstean, 170 N.Y.S. 68, 73, 102 Misc. 476. Material or tangible object. Gayer v. Whelan, 59 Cal.App.2d 255, 138 P.2d 763, 768. "Thing" of value. Gayer v. Whelan, 59 Cal.App.2d 255, 138 P.2d 763, 768.

In English ecclesiastical law. A complaint exhibited in the ecclesiastical court by way of libel. The different parts of a libel, responsive allegation, or counter allegation in the ecclesiastical courts. 3 Bl.Comm. 109.

In Scotch practice. A subject or matter; competent matter. "Article of dittay." 1 Broun, 62. A "point of dittay." 1 Swint. 128, 129.

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