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PECULATION Definition & Legal Meaning

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n the civil law. The unlawful appropriation, by a depositary of public funds, of the property of the government intrusted to bis care, to his own use, or that of others. Domat. Supp. au Droit Public, 1. 3, tit. 5. See Bork v. People, 91 N. Y. 16.


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