from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See law.
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This court also shall have the power of the court of admiralty; and shall have power to constitute judges in port-towns, to try cases belonging to law-merchant, as shall be most convenient for trade.
At first the tolls of the fair and market are collected by the lord, and the law-merchant is administered in the court of his bailiff.