Spuilzie
Spuilzie Spuil"zie (sp[u^]l"z[i^] or -y[i^]), n. See {Spulzie}. [1913 Webster]

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  • spuilzie — (pronounced spooly ) 1. the Scots word for the taking away of another s property. 2. in Scots law, a remedy that seeks restitution of property taken and violent profits being the most that could have been made with the thing. Collins dictionary… …   Law dictionary

  • spuilzie — spulzie spul zie (sp[u^]l z[i^] or sp[u^]l y[i^]), n. [Cf. {Spoil}.] Plunder, or booty. [Written also {spuilzie}, and {spulye}.] Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spulye — spulzie spul zie (sp[u^]l z[i^] or sp[u^]l y[i^]), n. [Cf. {Spoil}.] Plunder, or booty. [Written also {spuilzie}, and {spulye}.] Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spulzie — spul zie (sp[u^]l z[i^] or sp[u^]l y[i^]), n. [Cf. {Spoil}.] Plunder, or booty. [Written also {spuilzie}, and {spulye}.] Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conversion — con·ver·sion /kən vər zhən/ n 1 a: the act of changing from one form or use to another b: the act of exchanging one kind of property for another; esp: the act of exchanging preferred stocks or bonds for shares of common stock of the same company… …   Law dictionary

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