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admiralty law

noun
Origin of admiralty law
1930-1935
1930-35
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  • (e) admiralty law may be defined as in one sense the law of the sea.

    International Law George Grafton Wilson and George Fox Tucker
  • In admiralty law, opposed to ignorance, and the want of which is liable to heavy penalty.

    The Sailor's Word-Book William Henry Smyth
  • Commeatus, in admiralty law, is a general term, signifying drink as well as eatables.

    The Sailor's Word-Book William Henry Smyth
  • In admiralty law, not to be presumed, even under concealment of letters, or deviation from truth in formal papers.

    The Sailor's Word-Book William Henry Smyth
  • All questions of admiralty law and maritime jurisdiction, and cases affecting ambassadors or consuls, are there tried.

  • Revolters and mutineers; in admiralty law the same as enemies.

    The Sailor's Word-Book William Henry Smyth

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