Pound-breach
Pound-breach Pound"-breach`, n. The breaking of a public pound for releasing impounded animals. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • pound breach — The common law offense of breaking a pound, for the purpose of taking out the cattle or goods impounded …   Black's law dictionary

  • pound-breach — The forcible taking of animals from a pound, after they have been actually impounded there. See 3 Bl Comm 146 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • pound-breach — …   Useful english dictionary

  • breach — The breaking or violating of a law, right, obligation, engagement, or duty, either by commission or omission. Exists where one party to contract fails to carry out term, promise, or condition of the contract Rights and remedies. Parts 6 and 7 of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • breach — The breaking or violating of a law, right, obligation, engagement, or duty, either by commission or omission. Exists where one party to contract fails to carry out term, promise, or condition of the contract Rights and remedies. Parts 6 and 7 of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • breach of pound — The breaking of a pound by the owner of goods or animals placed in the pound under a warrant of distraint and the removal or release by him of such goods or animals from the pound …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Banknotes of the pound sterling — Banknotes of the pound sterling …   Wikipedia

  • de parco fracto — For breaking into a pound. When goods had been distrained and had been actually impounded, and had been taken out of the pound by force, the distrainor had his remedy by the writ of pound breach, or de parco fracto. See 3 Bl Comm 146 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • parco fracto — /parkow fraektow/ Pound breach; also the name of an old English writ against one who violently breaks a pound and takes beasts which, for some trespass done, or some other just cause, were lawfully impounded …   Black's law dictionary

  • all up — Break Break (br[=a]k), v. t. [imp. {broke} (br[=o]k), (Obs. {Brake}); p. p. {Broken} (br[=o] k n), (Obs. {Broke}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Breaking}.] [OE. breken, AS. brecan; akin to OS. brekan, D. breken, OHG. brehhan, G. brechen, Icel. braka to creak …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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