Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Scots law, the casualty or advantage which formerly fell to the superior when the heir of a deceased vassal failed to renew the investiture, the superior being then entitled to the rent of the feu.

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Examples

  • Well, let's just say my non-entry WAS a form rejection.

    SPECIAL CONTEST ACTIVITY

  • An analysis of Fred Thompson's tax fillings show that the vast majority of his donors are contributing for the first time this cycle and therefore his late entry – or rather, non-entry – to the race hasn't pulled donors away from the declared candidates as some had feared, the New York Times reports.

    Election Central Morning Roundup

  • Remember her non-entry into the Romance Novel market?

    When Barbara Boxer took note of Condoleezza Rice's childlessness.

  • In the cinema halls of villages, entry / non-entry into chair class is a serious issue for dalits.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • I'll watch on the sideline and put a non-entry in instead :

    Paper Chef #17

  • The California appellate court, by contrast, held that the Commission was regulating non-rate and non-entry terms and conditions of service, as federal law allowed.

    California rejects another preemption claim

  • My aunt is here and i've been on the computer all night so i guess i should go and say hi and stuff. sorry that this is a bit of a non-entry, i'll do better next time.

    fragile-liar Diary Entry

  • And also he caused great men to show their holdings, wherethrough he found many of the said lands in non-entry; the which he confiscate and brought home to his own use, and afterwards annexed them to the crown, as ye shall hear.

    The Lady of the Lake

  • Floats and parade participants, vintage cars, kids floats, horses and more are all welcome with a non-entry fee.

    Daily Press

  • That means the only premium, non-entry level, DSLR that Sony currently has on the market is the a850 and my guess is that is soon to follow the a700 & a900.

    News: Digital Photography Review (dpreview.com)

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