Circumduct Cir`cum*duct", v. t. [L. circumductus, p. p. of circumducere to lead around; circum + ducere to lead.] [1913 Webster] 1. To lead about; to lead astray. [R.] [1913 Webster]

2. (Law) To contravene; to nullify; as, to circumduct acts of judicature. [Obs.] --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster]

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