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embracery

[em-brey-suh-ree] /ɛmˈbreɪ sə ri/
noun, plural embraceries. Law.
1.
an attempt to influence a judge or jury by corrupt means, as by bribery, threats, or promises.
Also, imbracery.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English embracerie. See embrace2, -ery
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British Dictionary definitions for embracery

embracery

/ɪmˈbreɪsərɪ/
noun
1.
(criminal law) the offence of attempting by corrupt means to influence a jury or juror, as by bribery or threats
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