distrainer
noun see distrain

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Distrainer — Dis*train er, n. Same as {Distrainor}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • distrainer — index attachment (seizure) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • distrainer — See distrainable. * * * …   Universalium

  • distrainer — dis·train·er || dɪ streɪnÉ™ n. forecloser, person who takes property in payment for debts …   English contemporary dictionary

  • distrainer — dis·train·er …   English syllables

  • distrainer — …   Useful english dictionary

  • distrainer or distrainor — He who seizes property under a distress …   Black's law dictionary

  • distrainer or distrainor — He who seizes property under a distress …   Black's law dictionary

  • Avowry — A*vow ry, n. [OE. avouerie protection, authority, OF. avouerie. See {Avow} to declare.] 1. An advocate; a patron; a patron saint. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Let God alone be our avowry. Latimer. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of the distrainer of goods,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abuse — A*buse , n. [F. abus, L. abusus, fr. abuti. See {Abuse}, v. t.] 1. Improper treatment or use; application to a wrong or bad purpose; misuse; as, an abuse of our natural powers; an abuse of civil rights, or of privileges or advantages; an abuse of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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