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RULES OF A PRISON Definition & Legal Meaning

Law dictionary entry - legal definition of embargo

Definition & Citations:

Certain limits without the walls, within which all prisoners in custody in civil actions were allowed to live, upon giving sufficient security to the marshal not to escape.


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