Word:

Droit

Pronunciation: droit
n.1.A right; law in its aspect of the foundation of rights; also, in old law, the writ of right.
Droit d'aubaine
See under Aubaine.
Droits of the Admiralty
(Eng. Law) rights or perquisites of the Admiralty, arising from seizure of an enemy's ships in port on the breaking out of war, or those coming into port in ignorance of hostilities existing, or from such ships as are taken by noncommissioned captors; also, the proceeds of wrecks, and derelict property at sea. The droits of admiralty are now paid into the Exchequer for the public benefit.

DROIT. A French word, which, in that language, signifies the whole collection of laws, written and unwritten, and is synonymous to our word law. It also signifies a right, il n'existe point de droits sans devoirs, et vice versa. 1 Toull. n. 96; Poth. h.t. With us it means right, jus. Co. Litt. 158. A person was said to have droit droit, plurimum juris, and plurimum possessionis, when he had the freehold, the fee, and the property in him. Id. 266; Crabb's H. Eng. L. 400.

appurtenance, authority, birthright, claim, conjugal right, demand, divine right, due, faculty, inalienable right, interest, natural right, power, prerogative, prescription, presumptive right, pretense, pretension, proper claim, property right, right, title, vested interest, vested right
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Droit d'accession
Droit d'aubaine
Droit-close
Droits of admiralty
Droits of the Admiralty
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