Plunderage
Plunderage Plun"der*age, n. (Mar. Law) The embezzlement of goods on shipboard. --Wharton. [1913 Webster]

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  • plunderage — index burglary, pillage, rape, spoils, spoliation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • plunderage — [plun′dər ij] n. 1. robbery; esp., an embezzling of property on shipboard 2. the property embezzled …   English World dictionary

  • plunderage — /plun deuhr ij/, n. 1. act of plundering; pillage. 2. Law. a. the embezzlement of goods on board a ship. b. the goods embezzled. [1790 1800; PLUNDER + AGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • plunderage — adjective (maritime law) The embezzlement of goods on shipboard …   Wiktionary

  • plunderage — plÊŒndÉ™rɪdÊ’ n. theft, robbery; embezzlement, act of fraud …   English contemporary dictionary

  • plunderage — plun·der·age …   English syllables

  • plunderage — plun•der•age [[t]ˈplʌn dər ɪdʒ[/t]] n. 1) an act of plundering; pillage 2) law Law. a) the embezzlement of goods on board a ship b) the goods embezzled • Etymology: 1790–1800 …   From formal English to slang

  • plunderage — /ˈplʌndərɪdʒ/ (say plunduhrij) noun 1. the act of plundering; pillage. 2. Marine Law a. the embezzlement of goods on board ship. b. the goods embezzled …   Australian English dictionary

  • plunderage — In maritime law, the embezzlement of goods on board of a ship is so called …   Black's law dictionary

  • plunderage — Embezzlement committed aboard a ship …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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