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. 2000.

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  • hamesucken — noun An assault on a person in his own home …   Wiktionary

  • hamesucken — n. crime of hitting or assaulting someone in his/her own house; felonious invasion of a person in his/her own house …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Hamesucken — an assault on somebody in their own house …   Scottish slang

  • hamesucken — hame·suck·en …   English syllables

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

  • hamesucken — …   Useful english dictionary

  • hamsocn — ˈhämˌsōkən noun ( s) Etymology: Old English hāmsōcn more at hamesucken : hamesucken …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • haimsucken — ˈhāmˌsəkən variant of hamesucken …   Useful english dictionary

  • hamfare — ˈhamˌfa(a)](ə)r, fe] noun Etymology: Middle English hamfare, from ham home + fare journey, expedition more at fare : hamesucken …   Useful english dictionary

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