Definition of Distrained

1. Verb. (past of distrain) ¹



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Definition of Distrained

1. distrain [v] - See also: distrain

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Distrained

distractingly
distraction
distraction conus
distractions
distractious
distractive
distractor
distractors
distracts
distrad
distrads
distrail
distrails
distrain
distrainable
distrained (current term)
distrainer
distrainers
distraining
distrainor
distrainors
distrains
distraint
distraints
distrait
distraite
distraught
distraughted
distraughtly
distraughtness

Literary usage of Distrained

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1. A Practical and Elementary Abridgment of the Cases Argued and Determined in by Elisha Hammond, Charles Petersdorff (1831)
"•ft,- л Per Willes, CJ Things delivered to persons exercising their trade, asa special cloth to a tailor, cannot he distrained. purpose SIMPSON v. ..."

2. Systematic Arrangement of Lord Coke's First Institute of the Laws of England by John Henry Thomas, Sir Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Heneage Finch Nottingham, Edward Coke, Matthew Hale (1836)
"Distress, B. 4. ; or to a distress made for a toll or duty, arising in respect of the thing distrained, and other things connected with it: as for ..."

3. An Abridgment of the Law of Nisi Prius by Patrick Brady Leigh (1838)
"WHAT MAY, AND WHAT MAT NOT BE distrained. PAGE 1. Of goods and chattels which may be distrained in general. 2. Things privileged from distress in favor of ..."

4. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone, Thomas McIntyre Cooley (1884)
"For which purpose the things distrained must in the first place be carried to some pound, and there impounded by the taker. But, in their way thither, ..."

5. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England: Or, A Commentary by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham, Thomas Day (1812)
"(11) But deer kept in a private inclosure may be distrained. ... (12) Some have thought, that a horse, on which one is riding, may be distrained for damage ..."

6. Institutes of Common and Statute Law by John Barbee Minor (1878)
"The property distrained is to be kept safely (in England, ... To impound is to put the thing distrained in some safe place of deposit, in order, ..."

7. A Law Dictionary: Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States by John Bouvier (1843)
"They cannot be distrained although the purchaser allow them to remain uncut an ... As every thing which is distrained is presumed to be the property of the ..."

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