Hamesecken
Hamesecken Hame"seck`en (h[=a]m"s[e^]k`'n), Hamesucken Hame"suck`en (-s[u^]k`'n), n. [AS. h[=a]ms[=o]cn. See {Home}, and {Seek}.] (Scots Law) The felonious seeking and invasion of a person in his dwelling house. --Bouvier. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • hamesecken — /heymsekan/ In old English law, the crime of housebreaking or burglary. See also hamsocne …   Black's law dictionary

  • hamesecken — /heymsekan/ In old English law, the crime of housebreaking or burglary. See also hamsocne …   Black's law dictionary

  • hamesecken — Home sacking,–the ancient word for burglary, or nocturnal housebreaking. See 4 Bl Comm 223 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Hamesucken — Hamesecken Hame seck en (h[=a]m s[e^]k n), Hamesucken Hame suck en ( s[u^]k n), n. [AS. h[=a]ms[=o]cn. See {Home}, and {Seek}.] (Scots Law) The felonious seeking and invasion of a person in his dwelling house. Bouvier. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hamsocne — /heemsowkan/ In Saxon law, the word is variously spelled hamsoca, hamsocna, haimsuken, hamesaken, hamsocn. The right of security and privacy in a man s house. The breach of this privilege by a forcible entry of a house is breach of the peace.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • hamsocne — /heemsowkan/ In Saxon law, the word is variously spelled hamsoca, hamsocna, haimsuken, hamesaken, hamsocn. The right of security and privacy in a man s house. The breach of this privilege by a forcible entry of a house is breach of the peace.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • haimsucken — Same as hamesecken …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • hamesucken — Same as hamesecken …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • hamsocne — Same as hamesecken …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • hamsoken — Same as hamesecken …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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