Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In transit; on the way; in course of transportation: as, if one who buys goods without paying is insolvent, the seller has a right to stop the goods in transitu. In law the important question as to the scope of this phrase is in the very common controversy as to the point at which the transit is deemed to have ceased, and the goods to have come under the dominion of the buyer.
GNU Webster's 1913
- (Law) In transit; during passage.
- Latin (Wiktionary)
“Page 195 time in transitu and all of it will come in my next report.”
“Some States are opening houses where their soldiers in transitu can obtain both food and lodging at the expense of the State, and save the soldier the little funds he may have for other necessities.”
“Suffice it to say, that after stopping in transitu three shirts, three pair of stockings, two under-shirts, one full winter suit, and two summer suits, the Captain saw the two small trunks filled to their utmost capacity with hard pressing; and yet there was a thin layer of clothing on the ceiling of the basement story of the large trunk; we must explain.”
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