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77-114. Gender and number, how construed.The words used in the singular shall include the plural; and in the masculine gender shall include the feminine and neuter genders, and vice versa, as the case may require. SourceLaws 1903, c. 73, § 11, p. 390; R.S.1913, § 6299; Laws 1921, c. 133, art. I, § 12, p. 546; C.S.1922, § 5819; C.S.1929, § 77-112; R.S.1943, § 77-114. Cross ReferencesFor statute construction, see section 49-802. AnnotationsSingular number often includes the plural in construction of statutes, generally when manifest intention of Legislature requires it. Follmer v. State, 94 Neb. 217, 142 N.W. 908 (1913).