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SWEARING THE PEACE Definition & Legal Meaning

Law dictionary entry - legal definition of embargo

Definition & Citations:

Showing to a magistrate that one has just cause to be afraid of another in consequence of his menaces, in order to have him bound over to keep the peace.

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