belligerent, and claimed as enemy’s property, and therefore liable to appropriation and condemnation under the laws of war. See 1 C. Rob. Adm. 22S. Captured property regularly condemned by the sentence of a competent prize court 1 Kent, Comm. 102. In contracts. Anything offered as a reward of contest; a reward offered to the per- son who, among several persons or among the public at large, shall first (or best) per- form a certain undertaking or accomplish certain conditions.