from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Hazard or risk at sea; danger of injury or destruction by the sea.
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In order to make insurance, either from fire or sea-risk, a trade at all, the common premium must be sufficient to compensate the common losses, to pay the expence of management, and to afford such a profit as might have been drawn from an equal capital employed in any common trade.
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