embracery

embracery

[em-brey-suh-ree]
noun, plural embraceries. Law.
an attempt to influence a judge or jury by corrupt means, as by bribery, threats, or promises.
Also, imbracery.


Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English embracerie. See embrace2, -ery

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embracery (ɪmˈbreɪsərɪ)
 
n
criminal law the offence of attempting by corrupt means to influence a jury or juror, as by bribery or threats

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