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ELONGATA Definition & Legal Meaning

Law dictionary entry - legal definition of embargo

Definition & Citations:

In practice. Eloigned; carried away to a distance. The old form of thereturn made by a sheriff to a writ of replevin, stating that the goods or beasts had beeneloigned; that is, carried to a distance, to places to him unknown. 3 Bl. Comm. 148; 3Steph. Comm. 522; Fitzh. Xat. Brev. 73, 74 ; Archb. N. Pract. 552.

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