intermeddling

  • 1 Intermeddling — In ter*med dling, n. The act of improperly interfering. Burke. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 intermeddling — index intercession, intervention (interference) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 intermeddling — noun interference …

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  • 4 intermeddling — n. meddling, interfering, involvement in the affairs of others adj. interfering, meddlesomev. meddle, interfere in the business of others …

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  • 5 intermeddling — A form of maintenance. Anno: 139 ALR 650. See intermeddler …

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  • 6 intermeddling — …

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  • 7 official intermeddling — A matter of maintenance. Anno: 139 ALR 650 …

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  • 8 Trespass to chattels — is a tort whereby the infringing party has intentionally (or in Australia negligently) interfered with another person s lawful possession of a chattel. The interference can be any physical contact with the chattel in a quantifiable way, or any… …

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  • 9 Trespass — Unlawful entry redirects here. For the 1992 film, see Unlawful Entry (film). For other uses, see Trespass (disambiguation) …

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  • 10 Champerty and maintenance — Champarty redirects here. For the medieval levy, see Champart. Champerty and maintenance are doctrines in common law jurisdictions, that aim to preclude frivolous litigation. Maintenance is the intermeddling of a disinterested party to encourage… …

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  • 11 champerty and maintenance — Champerty is the process whereby one person bargains with a party to a lawsuit to obtain a share in the proceeds of the suit. Maintenance is the support or promotion of another person s suit initiated by intermeddling for personal gain.… …

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  • 12 maintenance — Making repairs and otherwise keeping premises or instrumentalities in good condition. Support of a person. Wall v Williams, 93 NC 327. The act of improperly, for the purpose of stirring up litigation and strife, encouraging others either to bring …

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  • 13 Cap of maintenance — Maintenance Main te*nance, n. [OF. maintenance. See {Maintain}.] 1. The act of maintaining; sustenance; support; defense; vindication. [1913 Webster] Whatsoever is granted to the church for God s honor and the maintenance of his service, is… …

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  • 14 Constant — Con stant (k[o^]n stant), a. [L. onstans, antis, p. pr. of constare to stand firm, to be consistent; con + stare to stand: cf. F. constant. See {Stand} and cf. {Cost}, v. t.] 1. Firm; solid; fixed; immovable; opposed to {fluid}. [Obs.] [1913… …

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  • 15 Intromission — In tro*mis sion, n. [Cf. F. intromission. See {Intromit}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of sending in or of putting in; insertion. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically; (Zo[ o]l.) The insertion of the male copulatory organ into the female in the process… …

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  • 16 Maintenance — Main te*nance, n. [OF. maintenance. See {Maintain}.] 1. The act of maintaining; sustenance; support; defense; vindication. [1913 Webster] Whatsoever is granted to the church for God s honor and the maintenance of his service, is granted to God.… …

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  • 17 Officious — Of*fi cious, a. [L. officiosus: cf. F. officieux. See {Office}.] 1. Pertaining to, or being in accordance with, duty. [R.] [1913 Webster] If there were any lie in the case, it could be no more than an officious and venial one. Note on Gen. xxvii …

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  • 18 Officiously — Officious Of*fi cious, a. [L. officiosus: cf. F. officieux. See {Office}.] 1. Pertaining to, or being in accordance with, duty. [R.] [1913 Webster] If there were any lie in the case, it could be no more than an officious and venial one. Note on… …

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  • 19 Officiousness — Officious Of*fi cious, a. [L. officiosus: cf. F. officieux. See {Office}.] 1. Pertaining to, or being in accordance with, duty. [R.] [1913 Webster] If there were any lie in the case, it could be no more than an officious and venial one. Note on… …

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  • 20 maintenance — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from maintenir Date: 14th century 1. the act of maintaining ; the state of being maintained ; support 2. something that maintains 3. the upkeep of property or equipment 4. an officious or… …

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