(Mal). A cocoanut

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  • closed shop — Exists where workers must be members of union as condition of their employment. Miners in General Group v. Hix, 123 W.Va. 637, 17 S.E.2d 810, 813. This practice was made unlawful by the TaftHartley Act. Contrast open shop. See also right to work… …   Black's law dictionary

  • highway — A free and public roadway, or street; one which every person has the right to use. In popular usage, refers to main public road connecting towns or cities. The entire width between boundaries of every publicly maintained way when any part is open …   Black's law dictionary

  • permanent — Continuing or enduring in the same state, status, place, or the like, without fundamental or marked change, not subject to fluctuation, or alteration, fixed or intended to be fixed; lasting; abiding; stable; not temporary or transient. Hiatt v.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • proximate cause — That which, in a natural and continuous sequence, unbroken by any efficient intervening cause, produces injury, and without which the result would not have occurred. Wisniewski v. Great Atlantic & Pac. Tea Co., 226 Pa.Super. 574, 323 A.2d 744,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • punishable — Deserving of or capable or liable to punishment; capable of being punished by law or right. People v. Superior Court of City and County of San Francisco, 116 CaLApp. 412, 2 P.2d 843, 844. See criminal …   Black's law dictionary

  • value — The utility of an object in satisfying, directly or indirectly, the needs or desires of human beings, called by economists value in use, or its worth consisting in the power of purchasing other objects, called value in exchange. Joint Highway… …   Black's law dictionary

  • vein — A continuous body of mineral or mineralized rock, filling a seam or fissure in the earth s crust, within defined boundaries in the general mass of the mountain (which boundaries clearly separate it from the neighboring rock), and having a general …   Black's law dictionary

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