Parol arrest
Parol Pa*rol", a. Given or done by word of mouth; oral; also, given by a writing not under seal; as, parol evidence. [1913 Webster]

{Parol arrest} (Law), an arrest in pursuance of a verbal order from a magistrate.

{Parol contract} (Law), any contract not of record or under seal, whether oral or written; a simple contract. --Chitty. Story. [1913 Webster]


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  • parol arrest — noun : an arrest made in pursuance of a verbal order from a magistrate without written complaint or similar proceedings …   Useful english dictionary

  • Parol — Pa*rol , a. Given or done by word of mouth; oral; also, given by a writing not under seal; as, parol evidence. [1913 Webster] {Parol arrest} (Law), an arrest in pursuance of a verbal order from a magistrate. {Parol contract} (Law), any contract… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parol contract — Parol Pa*rol , a. Given or done by word of mouth; oral; also, given by a writing not under seal; as, parol evidence. [1913 Webster] {Parol arrest} (Law), an arrest in pursuance of a verbal order from a magistrate. {Parol contract} (Law), any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arrest — ar·rest 1 /ə rest/ n [Middle French arest, from arester to stop, seize, arrest, ultimately from Latin ad to, at + restare to stay]: the restraining and seizure of a person whether or not by physical force by someone acting under authority (as a… …   Law dictionary

  • parol — A word; speech; hence, oral or verbal. Expressed or evidenced by speech only; as opposed to by writing or by sealed instrument. As to parol agreement parol arrest parol demurrer parol lease parol promise; see those titles …   Black's law dictionary

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  • arrest — To deprive a person of his liberty by legal authority. Taking, under real or assumed authority, custody of another for the purpose of holding or detaining him to answer a criminal charge or civil demand. State v. Ferraro, 81 N.J.Super. 213, 195 A …   Black's law dictionary

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