distrains

dis·train || dɪ'streɪn v. foreclose on property, take property in payment for debts

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Distrainor — Dis*train or, n. (Law) One who distrains; the party distraining goods or chattels. Blackstone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Poinder — Poind er ( [ e]r), n. 1. The keeper of a cattle pound; a pinder. [Obs. or Scot.] T. Adams. [1913 Webster] 2. One who distrains property. [Scot.] Jamieson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Redistrainer — Re dis*train er ( tr?n ?r), n. One who distrains again. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pure data — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Captura de pantalla de Pure Data Pure Data (o Pd) es un lenguaje de programación gráfico desarrollado por Miller Puckette durante los años 90 para la creación de música computarizada interactiva y obras de multimedia …   Wikipedia Español

  • distress — dis·tress n [Anglo French destrece, literally, tightness, anguish, deprivation, from Old French, ultimately from Late Latin districtus severe, from past participle of distringere to hinder, punish see distrain] 1: seizure and detention of the… …   Law dictionary

  • ἐνεχυραστήν — ἐνεχυραστής one who distrains masc acc sg (attic epic ionic) ἐνεχυραστός seizable for debt fem acc sg (attic epic ionic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • ἐνεχυραστής — one who distrains masc nom sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • vetitum namium — /viytstam neymCityam/ L. Lat. Where the bailiff of a lord distrains beasts or goods of another, and the lord forbids the bailiff to deliver them when the sheriff comes to make replevin, the owner of the cattle may demand satisfaction in placitum… …   Black's law dictionary

  • writ of recaption — If, pending an action of replevin for a distress, the defendant distrains again for the same rent or service, the owner of the goods is not driven to another action of replevin, but is allowed a writ of recaption, by which he recovers the goods… …   Black's law dictionary

  • dis|train|or — dis|train|er or dis|train|or «dihs TRAY nuhr», noun. Law. a person who distrains …   Useful english dictionary

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