incumbrance


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incumbrance

Same as encumbrance. See encumber.
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upon the property a charge or trust, analogous to an incumbrance,
By 1920, the Indian Rights Association (IRA) claimed that, thanks to the Clapp Amendments' removal of restrictions upon the sale, incumbrance, or taxation of lands allotted to mixed-descent Anishinaabeg, more than ninety percent of the lands had been lost.
At the time of the FSIA's adoption, Black's Law Dictionary at 1072 (1) defined "lien" as a "charge or security or incumbrance upon property,", and (2) "incumbrance" as "[a]ny right to, or interest in, land which may subsist in another to the diminution of its value," id.
I]f the pain and terror are so modified as not to be actually noxious; if the pain is not carried to violence, and the terror is not conversant about the present destruction of the person, as these emotions clear the parts, whether fine, or gross, of a dangerous and troublesome incumbrance, they are capable of producing delight; not pleasure, but a sort of delightful horror, a sort of tranquility tinged with terror; which as it belongs to self-preservation is one of the strongest passions.
a Lord B[urlington], who besides his own debts and difficulties has the incumbrance of a wife, my niece, the wickedness mischievous jade upon earth [Dorothy, daughter of the Marquis of Halifax and Lady Mary Finch, the earl's sister].
It is always safe to assume that the man of good birth and glib tongue with a couple of textbooks to his credit will be received with unction, where the real scholar who spends five years in testing a doubtful hypothesis is regarded as an unamiable incumbrance.
And upon passing a decree of foreclosure, to ascertain and settle the rights of all parties, decree the payment of the mortgaged debt, and on default a sale of the premises, and the application of the proceeds in satisfaction of each incumbrance, according to priority, and a payment of any surplus to the mortgagor.
But the evidence at Nurnberg has shown that in this war an aggressive intention was declared by the Nazis--secretly of course--from the very beginning; an intention to get their neighbors' lands without the incumbrance of the neighbors.
His training was not in "your model schools" nor in "your whole kettle-of-fish of schools" but in the school of hard knocks, in which everyone was intent on starving him, in his view justifiably, since he was "a nuisance, an incumbrance, and a pest" (16).
Ford argued that no justification was necessary in the amoral world of commerce: "The Filipino is an incumbrance to be got rid of, unless he accepts the mandates of a purchasing and a conquering power.
It appeared that he had been buying land lately (I think it was a hundred acres), but there was probably an incumbrance to it, somebody else claiming to have bought some grass on it for this year.
During a period when the single life was beginning to emerge as a viable life choice for women, Telfair reiterated in multiple letters her intent to remain free from "an incumbrance, which most women think absolutely essential to happiness" (16).