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SORS Definition & Legal Meaning

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Lat. In the civil law. Lot; chance; fortune; hazard; a lot, made of wood, gold, or other material. Money borrowed, or put out at interest. A principal sum or fund, such as the capital of a partnership. Ainsworth; Calvin. In old English law. A principal lent on interest, as distinguished from the interest itself. A thing recovered in action, as distinguished from the costs of the action.


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