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Lat. In the civil law. By turning away. A term applied to that kind of sale where the goods are taken in bulk, and not by weight or measure, and for a single price; or where a piece of land is sold as containing in gross, by estimation. a certain number of acres. Poth. Cont. Sale. nn. 250. 300. So called because the buyer acts without particular examination or discrimination, turning his face, as it were. away. Calvin.


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