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in chancery

1. Literally, in a court of chancery, which is the Lord Chancellor's court (in the UK) or a court of equity (in the US). I'm in chancery today, waiting for the decision in our case to be announced.
2. Faced with a hopeless or challenging situation. I'm in chancery here, trying to fix my car on the side of the road with no clue what to do!
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Behind the foyer, the chancery is divided into three parallel zones: a broad band of cellular offices single banked off a spinal corridor; interstitial meeting, archive, ancillary and storage spaces; and finally, a narrow concourse that runs along the north edge of the building.
The issuing of the first diwani documents by the new chancery in March 1132, and the renewal of the old privileges in the years 1144-45, however, have presented some challenges to the author's thesis.
Chancery's Library Pro is able to export standard MARC format files, so customers aren't locked into a proprietary data format, he adds.
In June 2003, with the full support of the Court of Chancery, Delaware Governor Minner secured passage of the legislation from Delaware's General Assembly.
THE Tube derailment at Chancery Lane was "an accident waiting to happen", a report claims today.
In Spy in Chancery Corbett again faces de Crayon, both in England and France.
"This is an exciting release for Chancery. The integration between the student management system and the library system significantly reduces the amount of time media specialists spend managing student data," said Cheryl Oke, Chancery's library product specialist.
In a decision that is possibly the first court-level opinion to address nexus with regard to Internet service providers, the Tennessee Chancery Court for Davidson County struck down a $9.6 million audit assessment against America Online (AOL) (America Online, Inc.
These resources will be cataloged as MARC records and launched directly from Chancery's Library Pro 2 system.
-- CaseStream(R) Delaware Chancery, released in May, provides an Internet search capability against a database of dockets from Delaware Court of Chancery, the nation's most important corporate litigation court.
Town of Englewood, et al, the Englewood Citizens for Alternate B appealed the decision of the McMinn County Chancery Court to dismiss their complaint against the town of Englewood, its mayor, and three of its commissioners, to the Tennessee Court of Appeals at Knoxville.
When originally constructed in 1962, the Royal Netherlands Embassy Chancery Office Building, located in Washington, D.C., was a modern building with elegant lines that complemented the slope upon which it sat.
The articles are: `A Language Policy for Lancastrian England' (1992); `Chancery English and the Emergence of Standard Written English' (1977) `Animadversions on the Text of Chaucer' (1988); `European Chancelleries and the Rise of Standard Languages' (1986); `Chaucer's French: A Metalinguistic Inquiry' (1992); `Piers Plowman and Chancery Tradition' (1988); `Caxton and Chancery English' (1984); and `The History of Received Pronunciation' (1994).
Allen, director of the New York University Center for Law and Business and the former chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery, is one of the four public representatives.
As published in 1922, The Forsyte Saga consisted of the novel The Man of Property (1906); the interlude (a short story) "Indian Summer of a Forsyte" (1918); the novel In Chancery (1920); the interlude "Awakening" (1920); and the novel To Let (1921).