The Law Dictionary

Your Free Online Legal Dictionary • Featuring Black’s Law Dictionary, 2nd Ed.

HAMESECKEN Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

In Scotch law. The violent entering into a man’s house withoutlicense or against the peace, and the seeking and assaulting him there. Skene de Verb. Sign.; 2 Forb. Inst 130.The crime of housebreaking or burglary. 4 Bl. Comm. 223.


This article contains general legal information but does not constitute professional legal advice for your particular situation. The Law Dictionary is not a law firm, and this page does not create an attorney-client or legal adviser relationship. If you have specific questions, please consult a qualified attorney licensed in your jurisdiction.