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PROVER Definition & Legal Meaning

Law dictionary entry - legal definition of embargo

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In old English law. A per son who, on being indicted of treason or felony, and arraigned for the same, confessed the fact before plea pleaded, and appealed or accused others, his accomplices, in the same crime, in order to obtain his pardon. 4 Bl. Comm. 320, 330.

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