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OUSTER LE MAIN Definition & Legal Meaning

Law dictionary entry - legal definition of embargo

Definition & Citations:

L. Fr. Literally, out of the hand. 1. A delivery of lands out of the king’s hands by judgment given in favor of the pe- titioner in a monstrans de droit. 2. A delivery of the ward’s lands out of the hands of the guardian, on the former ar- riving at the proper age, which was twenty- one iu males, and sixteen in females. Abol- ished by 12 Car. II. c. 24. Mozley & Whitley.

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