More than this, they enjoy a sort of "droit du seigneur," and no man's wife or daughter is safe from them.
Bien droit he has it—tenez, mon capitaine—here, over the left eye!
"Dogged does it" ought to be added to "Dieu et mon droit" and other devices of England.
From that day the droit de Seigneur ceased to exist in Ivrea.
Under the old monarchy the yantar or droit de gte, or right to free quarters, was an insufferable burden.
A certain Marquis de Vibraye threw into prison a peasant who refused to pay the droit de cens.
droit international is the French term, subsequently adopted.
You need no words to vindicate you; you are a man, and can bear out all arrogance with the royal motto Dieu et mon droit.
It is the class-struggle which is evolving new ideas of right (droit) in opposition to the existing law.
The piece of silver went to the king, the cows to the queen, and from that period cuissage was known as the droit de marquette.