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Definition of the verb accroach

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verb

  1. [transitive] To hook, or draw to oneself as with a hook.
  2. [transitive] To usurp, as jurisdiction or royal prerogatives.
  3. [intransitive] To encroach.

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

ACCROACH. ACCROACH- ACCUBATION. ACCUBA.

Google previewA Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America and of the Several States of the American Union (1871)

With References to the Civil and Other Systems of Foreign Law by John Bouvier, Daniel Angell Gleason

ACCROACH already in possession of the owner. 2 Wash- burn, R«al Prop. 451. The term alluvion is applied to the deposit itself, while accretion rather denotes the act. If an island in a non-navigable stream results from accretion, it belongs to ...

Google previewThe Modern World Dictionary of the English Language ... (1906)

To which is Added a Compendium of Historical, Biographical, Geographical, Scientific, Religious, and Sociological Names, and a Complete Summary of Human Achievement in the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries ...

[ACcRoach, CRook.] *A. Transitive: 1. To seize upon wrongfully.

Google previewThe Encyclop Dic Dictionary (1901)

A New, and Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronounciation, and Use by Robert Hunter

[ACCROACH, CRook.] *A. Transitive: 1. To seize upon wrongfully ...

Google previewA Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America, and of the Several States of the American Union: With References to the Civil and other Systems of Foreign Law (1868)

By John Bouvier. I by John Bouvier

ACCROACH already in possession of the owner. 2 Washburn, Real Prop. 451. The term alluvion is applied to the deposit itself, while accretion rather denotes the act. If an island in a non-navigable stream results from accretion, it belongs to ...

Google previewThe cyclopedic dictionary of law (1901)

by Walter A. Shumaker, George Foster Longsdorf

ACCROACH AGQUIESCENCE posit itself, while notes the act. Sometimes, however, alluvion is used to denote the act of increase also, and accretion as a generic term including, also, ...

Google previewA Law Dictionary Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern ... (1995)

by Henry Campbell Black

ACCROACH. To encroach; to exercise power without due authority. To attempt to exercise royal power. 4 Bl. Oomm. 76. A knight who forcibly assaulted and detained one of the king's ...

Google previewDictionary of English Language Exhibiting Orthography, Pronunciation and Definition of Words (1861)

by Arnold James Cooley

Accroach; ak-kr5ch\ vt. To hookt ; to encroach; to entice. U.,accroach'ment*,B.H>9. Accrue, ak-knW ...

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

[Accroach.) ac-cr&ach. -mdnt, s. [Accroach.] Old Law: Encroachment on the royal authority! attempts, direct or indirect, to exercise the royal prerogative- ...

Google previewA Law Dictionary and Glossary (1867)

Containing Full Definitions of the Prinicipal Terms of the Common and Civil Law, Together with Translations and Explanations of the Various Technical Phrases in Different Languages, Occurring in the Ancient and Modern Reports, and Standard Treatises; Embracing, Also, All the Principal Common and Civil Law Maxims. Compiled on the Basis of Spelman's Glossary, and Adapted to the Jurisprudence of the United States; with Copious Illustrations, Critical and Historical by Alexander Mansfield Burrill

See Accroach. ENCROACHMENT. [L. Fr. encrochement.] An unlawful gaining upon the rights or ossessions of another. Cowell. ENCR CHER. L. Fr. To pull or draw to, as with a hook, (croc); to take more than is ...

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Accroach Meaning

Video shows what accroach means. To hook, or draw to oneself as with a hook.. To usurp, as jurisdiction or royal prerogatives.. To encroach.. accroach ...

Scrabble value of A1C3C3R1O1A1C3H4

The value of this 8-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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