Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See champerty.

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Examples

  • Styling it a “loan” is an artful fiction to get around ancient champarty laws that do not correspond to the realities of modern life, and the fiction should be dispensed with, along with the effectively dead letter laws.

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