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CHAMPERT Definition & Legal Meaning

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In old English law. A share or division of land; champerty. In old Scotch law. A gift or bribe, taken by any great man or judge from any person, for delay of just actions, or furthering of wrongous actions, whether it be lands or any goods movable. Skene.


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