Rescous
Rescous Res"cous (r?s"k?s), n. [OE., fr. OF. rescousse, fr. rescourre, p. p. rescous, to rescue. See {Rescue}.] 1. Rescue; deliverance. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. (Law) See {Rescue}, 2. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]


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  • rescous — ˈreskəs noun ( es) Etymology: Middle English rescous, rescus, from Middle French rescousse, from Old French, from rescourre to rescue more at rescue : rescue 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • rescous — n. rescue; deliverance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rescous — res·cous …   English syllables

  • rescous — /reskyuw/ Rescue. The taking back by force goods which had been taken under a distress, or the violently taking away a man who is under arrest, and setting him at liberty, or otherwise procuring his escape, are both so denominated. This was also… …   Black's law dictionary

  • rescous — Same as rescue …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • bien-faire — (biin fê r ) v. n. Faire plaisir, faire du bien à quelqu un. Il se plaît à bien faire à tout le monde. •   Sa première inclination est de nous bien faire, BOSSUET Bonté, I. •   Il reçoit comme un bienfait, quand nous lui donnons le moyen de nous… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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