from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as conduct, 9.


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  • For the apprehension and return of deserters from ships in home ports a drag-net system of rewards and conduct-money sprang into being; but this the sailor to some extent contrived to elude.

    The Press-Gang Afloat and Ashore

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