What is SECRETE?

To conceal or hide away. Particularly, to put property out of the reach of creditors, either by corporally liidiug it, or putting the title iu another’s name, or otherwise hindering creditors from levying on it or attaching it. Pearre v. Hawkins, 62 Tex. 437; Guile v. McNanuy, 14 Minn. 522 (Gil. 301) 100 Am. Dec. 244; Sturz v. Fischer, 15 Misc. Rep. 410, 30 N. Y. Supp. 894.

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