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Precinct

Pre´cinct
n.1.The limit or exterior line encompassing a place; a boundary; a confine; limit of jurisdiction or authority; - often in the plural; as, the precincts of a state.
2.A district within certain boundaries; a minor territorial or jurisdictional division; as, an election precinct; a school precinct.
3.A parish or prescribed territory attached to a church, and taxed for its support.
The parish, or precinct, shall proceed to a new choice.
- Laws of Massachusetts.
Noun1.precinct - a district of a city or town marked out for administrative purposes

PRECINCT. The district for which a high or petty constable is appointed, is in England, called a precinct. Willc. Office of Const. xii.
     2. In day time all persons are bound to recognize a constable acting within his own precincts; after night the constable is required to make himself known, and it is, indeed, proper he should do so at all times. Ibid. n. 265, p. 93.

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