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1. attachement n.

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Law The act of distraining (sb.) to appear in court, or of sequestering (property); also, a writ of distraint, writ of attachement.

2. attǒurnẹ̄, -ei n.

Additional spellings: attournei
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Law A person formally designated or appointed to represent a litigant in court or to transact official business; legal agent, attorney, advocate; attourne general, advocate empowered to act in all…

3. extente n.

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Law Survey, appraisal, or valuation of land or other property for purposes of taxation; (b) assessed value; (c) tax levied on such valuation; also, income from taxes.

4. flotīse, -ishe n.

Additional spellings: flotishe
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(a) Scum or grease floating on a liquid; (b) law the legal right to flotsam.

5. pūralẹ̄ n.

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Law A royal or an official perambulation of a royal forest, a city, country, etc., to determine its bounds.

6. purchā̆s(e n.

Additional spellings: purchase
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(a) Acquisition, gain; also, something acquired or received, a possession; wealth, property, goods; fig. something possessed as a natural gift [quot.: Capgr.], something earned or deserved; ben of

7. purport(e n.

Additional spellings: purporte
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law the surface or expressed meaning of a document, stipulation, etc. (sometimes contrasted with tenour, its true and essential meaning; sometimes perhaps more generally, the contents or substance of…

8. purprestūre n.

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(a) Law An illegal occupation or encroachment upon land; unauthorized use of common, private, or royal land or of waterways, as by damming or diversion; (b) a payment or rent due to the legal owner of…

9. replevīn n.

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(a) Law A legal process for the temporary restoration of confiscated property pending a court hearing; also, the restoration of privileges; (b) a writ of replevin.

10. strai n.

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(a) Law A domestic animal found wandering away from its home or enclosure and subject to impoundment and, if unredeemed, to forfeiture, an estray; -- also coll.; also, the right to impound an estray…

11. strepe n.(2)

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Law Spoliation of land, destruction of parts of a tenement, etc.; strepe and (or) waste.

12. verdit n.

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(a) Law A decision rendered by a jury in an inquest or a court case, verdict; verdit yeldinge; yeven verdit; seien (supposen) for verdit, to find (that sth. is or was the case), make a ruling (b) a…

13. warant n.

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(a) One who guards or defends, a protector;—also used of God; also, a champion; drauen to warant, to resort to or betake oneself (to sb. or Christ) as a protector or for protection;—also refl. (b)…

14. weif n.

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Law (a) Property, including livestock, app. ownerless and hence subject to seizure and forfeiture, abandoned goods; weif and strai (b) a piece of such property, a stray domestic animal; weifs and

15. wrek n.

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(a) Law That which washes ashore from the sea, esp. from a wrecked ship; also, the right to take that which washes up on a certain stretch of seashore; ?also, a wrecked ship, a shipwreck [quot…