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IMPOUND Definition & Legal Meaning

Law dictionary entry - legal definition of embargo

Definition & Citations:

To shut up stray animals or distrained goods in a pound. Thomas v.Harries, 1 Man. & G. 703; Goodsell v. Dunning, 34 Conn. 257; Howard v. Bartlett, 70 Vt.314. 40 Atl. 825. To take into the custody of the law or of a court. Thus, a court will sometimes impounda suspicious document produced at a trial.

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