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Abuse of Distress

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noun

  1. [idiomatic, legal] a wrongful using of an animal or chattel distrained, by the distrainer

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Google previewA Dictionary of Words and Phrases Used in Ancient and Modern Law (2000)

by Arthur English

Abuse of distress. Where an animal that has ...

Google previewA Concise Legal Dictionary

by Charles Erehart Chadman

Abuse of distress is a wrongful using of a thing distraincd, by the distrainer. Abuse of process is a wrongful employment of a regular judicial proceeding. Abut. To touch ends. Abuttal.

Google previewThe Pocket Law-lexicon, Explaining Technical Words, Phrases, and Maxims of the English, Scotch, and Roman Law (1884)

To which is Added a Complete List of Law Reports, with Their Abbreviations

Abuse of distress, using an animal or chattel distrained, which makes the distrainer liable as for a conversion (q. v.). Abuse of process, is when a person through the malicious and improper use of some regular legal proceeding obtains some ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Law (1891)

Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern ... by Henry Campbell Black

ABUSE OF DISTRESS. The using an animal or chattels distrained, which makes the ...

Google previewDictionary of Terms and Phrases Used in American Or English Jurisprudence (1879)

by Benjamin Vaughan Abbott

Abuse of distress is a wrongful using of a thing distrained, by the distrainer. Abuse of process is a wrong employment of a regular judicial proceeding. The phrase to abuse and misuse, ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1884)

A Complete Encyclopedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific, and Technological by John Ogilvie

Abuse of distress, in law, using an animal or chattel distrained, which makes the distrainer liable, as for wrongful appropriation.—Abuse, Invective. 'Abuse as compared with invective is more personal and coarse, being conveyed, in harsh ...

Google previewThe Progressive Dictionary of the English Language (1835)

A Supplementary Wordbook to All Leading Dictionaries of the United States and Great Britain by Samuel Fallows

Abuse of distress (Law), using an animal or chattel distrained, which makes the diatraiuer liable, as for wrongful appropriation. Ab use ful iieww (ab-flVful-iies), n. Want or absence of usefulness.

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