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Law dictionary entry - legal definition of embargo

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In maritime law. The name of an ancient officer, whose business was to load and unload vessels laden with salt, corn, or fish, to prevent the ship’s crew defrauding the merchant by false tale, or cheating him of his merchandise otherwise. Laws Oleron, art 11; 1 Pet Adm. Append. 25.

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