What does IN BEING mean?

IN BEING meaning in Law Dictionary

around or life at certain moment of time, as, inside phrase "life orlives in being" in rule against perpetuities. An unborn youngster may, in somecircumstances be considered as "in being." Phillips v. Herron, 55 Ohio St. 47S. 45 N. E.720; Hone v. Van Schaick, 3 Barb. Ch. (N. Y.) 500.

Sentence Examples with the word IN BEING

Your chief fault, my friend, is in being made of wood, and that I suppose you cannot help.

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