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 for Collateral issue
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Issue \Is"sue\ ([i^]sh"[-u]), n. [OF. issue, eissue, F. issue,
     fr. OF. issir, eissir, to go out, L. exire; ex out of, from +
     ire to go, akin to Gr. 'ie`nai, Skr. i, Goth. iddja went,
     used as prefect of gaggan to go. Cf. Ambition, Count a
     nobleman, Commence, Errant, Exit, Eyre, Initial,
     Yede went.]
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     1. The act of passing or flowing out; a moving out from any
        inclosed place; egress; as, the issue of water from a
        pipe, of blood from a wound, of air from a bellows, of
        people from a house.
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     2. The act of sending out, or causing to go forth; delivery;
        issuance; as, the issue of an order from a commanding
        officer; the issue of money from a treasury.
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     3. That which passes, flows, or is sent out; the whole
        quantity sent forth or emitted at one time; as, an issue
        of bank notes; the daily issue of a newspaper.
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     4. Progeny; a child or children; offspring. In law,
        sometimes, in a general sense, all persons descended from
        a common ancestor; all lineal descendants.
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              If the king
              Should without issue die.             --Shak.
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     5. Produce of the earth, or profits of land, tenements, or
        other property; as, A conveyed to B all his right for a
        term of years, with all the issues, rents, and profits.
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     6. A discharge of flux, as of blood. --Matt. ix. 20.
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     7. (Med.) An artificial ulcer, usually made in the fleshy
        part of the arm or leg, to produce the secretion and
        discharge of pus for the relief of some affected part.
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     8. The final outcome or result; upshot; conclusion; event;
        hence, contest; test; trial.
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              Come forth to view
              The issue of the exploit.             --Shak.
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              While it is hot, I 'll put it to the issue. --Shak.
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     9. A point in debate or controversy on which the parties take
        affirmative and negative positions; a presentation of
        alternatives between which to choose or decide; a point of
        contention; a matter in controversy.
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     10. (Law) In pleading, a single material point of law or fact
         depending in the suit, which, being affirmed on the one
         side and denied on the other, is presented for
         determination. See General issue, under General, and
         Feigned issue, under Feigned. --Blount. Cowell.
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     At issue, in controversy; disputed; opposing or contesting;
        hence, at variance; disagreeing; inconsistent.
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              As much at issue with the summer day
              As if you brought a candle out of doors. --Mrs.
                                                    Browning.
        
  
     Bank of issue, Collateral issue, etc. See under Bank,
        Collateral, etc.
  
     Issue pea, a pea, or a similar round body, used to maintain
        irritation in a wound, and promote the secretion and
        discharge of pus.
  
     To join issue, or To take issue, to take opposing sides
        in a matter in controversy.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Collateral \Col*lat"er*al\ (k[o^]l*l[a^]t"[~e]r*al), a. [LL.
     collateralis; col- + lateralis lateral. See Lateral.]
     1. Coming from, being on, or directed toward, the side; as,
        collateral pressure. "Collateral light." --Shak.
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     2. Acting in an indirect way.
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              If by direct or by collateral hand
              They find us touched, we will our kingdom give . . .
              To you in satisfaction.               --Shak.
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     3. Related to, but not strictly a part of, the main thing or
        matter under consideration; hence, subordinate; not chief
        or principal; as, collateral interest; collateral issues.
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              That he [Attebury] was altogether in the wrong on
              the main question, and on all the collateral
              questions springing out of it, . . . is true.
                                                    --Macaulay.
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     4. Tending toward the same conclusion or result as something
        else; additional; as, collateral evidence.
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              Yet the attempt may give
              Collateral interest to this homely tale.
                                                    --Wordsworth.
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     5. (Genealogy) Descending from the same stock or ancestor,
        but not in the same line or branch or one from the other;
        -- opposed to lineal.
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     Note: Lineal descendants proceed one from another in a direct
           line; collateral relations spring from a common
           ancestor, but from different branches of that common
           stirps or stock. Thus the children of brothers are
           collateral relations, having different fathers, but a
           common grandfather. --Blackstone.
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     Collateral assurance, that which is made, over and above
        the deed itself.
  
     Collateral circulation (Med. & Physiol.), circulation
        established through indirect or subordinate branches when
        the supply through the main vessel is obstructed.
  
     Collateral issue. (Law)
        (a) An issue taken upon a matter aside from the merits of
            the case.
        (b) An issue raised by a criminal convict who pleads any
            matter allowed by law in bar of execution, as pardon,
            diversity of person, etc.
        (c) A point raised, on cross-examination, aside from the
            issue fixed by the pleadings, as to which the answer
            of the witness, when given, cannot subsequently be
            contradicted by the party asking the question.
  
     Collateral security, security for the performance of
        covenants, or the payment of money, besides the principal
        security.
  
     collateral damage, (Mil.) damage caused by a military
        operation, such as a bombing, to objects or persons not
        themselves the intended target of the attack.
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From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  COLLATERAL ISSUE, practice, pleading. Where a criminal convict pleads any 
  matter, allowed by law, in bar of execution; as pregnancy, a pardon, and the 
  like. 
  
  

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