meaning of ALIAS DICTUS

ALIAS DICTUS meaning in Law Dictionary

"usually known as." This phrase (or its smaller and much more normal form, alias,) whenever placed between two brands in a pleading or any other paper suggests that the exact same person is known by both those brands. A fictitious name assumed by an individual is colloquially termed an "alias." Ferguson v. State. 134 Ala. 63, 32 South. 760, 92 Am. St. Rep. 17; Turns v. Com., 6 Mete. (Mass.) 235; Kennedy v. People, 1 Cow. Or. Rep. (N. Y.) 119.