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- v. To hook, or draw to oneself as with a hook.
- v. To usurp, as jurisdiction or royal prerogatives.
- v. To encroach.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To hook, or draw to one's self as with a hook.
- transitive v. To usurp, as jurisdiction or royal prerogatives.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To hook, or draw to one's self as with a hook.
- In old laws, to usurp: as, to accroach royal power to one's self.
From Old French acrochier "to hook in", from a- + croche "hook". (Wiktionary)
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