ERASURE, contracts, evidence. The obliteration of a writing; it will render
it void or not under the same circumstances as an interlineation. (q.v.)
Vide 5 Pet. S. C. R. 560; 11 Co. 88; 4 Cruise, Dig. 368; 13 Vin. Ab. 41;
Fitzg. 207; 5 Bing. R. 183; 3 C. & P. 65; 2 Wend. R. 555; 11 Conn. R. 531; 5
M. R. 190; 2 L. R. 291 3 L. R. 56; 4 L. R. 270.
2. Erasures and interlineations are presumed to have been made after
the execution of a deed, unless the contrary be proved. 1 Dall. 67; 1 Pet.
169; 4 Bin. 1; 10 Serg. & R. 64, 170, 419; 16 Serg. & R. 44.
, blotting out
, rubbing away
, vanishing point
, washing out
, wearing away
, wiping out