California
Code of Civil Procedure
 
Section 1861

The terms of a writing are presumed to have been used in their primary and general acceptation, but evidence is nevertheless admissible that they have a local, technical, or otherwise peculiar signification, and were so used and understood in the particular instance, in which case the agreement must be construed accordingly.

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    CA​Civ​Proc​§​1861
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