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TO help; aid; succor; lend countenance or encouragement to; participate in as an auxiliary. People v. Hayne, 83 Cal. Ill, 23 Fac. 1, 7 L. R. A. 348, 17 Am. St. Rep. 211; Moss v. Peoples, 51 N. C. 142; Comitez v. Parkerson (C. C.) 50 Fed. 170. Court of Assistance, Court of Assistants. See COURT. Writ of assistance. See WRIT.


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