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Rescous

Res´cous   Pronunciation: r?s´k?s
n.1.Rescue; deliverance.
2.(Law) See Rescue, 2.

RESCOUS, crim. law, torts. This word is used synonymously with rescue, (q.v.) and denotes the illegal taking away and setting at liberty a distress taken, or a person arrested by due process of law. Co. Litt. 160.
     2. In civil cases when a defendant is rescued the officer will or will not be liable, as the process under which the arrest is made, is or is not final. When the sheriff executes a fi. fa. or ca. sa. he may take the posse comitatus; Show. 180; and, neglecting to do so, he is responsible; but on mesne or original process, if the defendant rescue himself, vi et armis, the sheriff is not answerable. 1 Holt's R. 537; 3 Eng. Com. Law Rep. 179, S. C. Vide Com. Dig. h.t.; Yelv. 51; 2 T. R. 156; Woodf. T. 521 Bac. Ab. Rescue, D; Doct. Pl. 433.

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Resalute
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rescale
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Resceit or receit
reschedule
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Rescindment
Rescission
Rescission of a contract
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Rescription
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rescue equipment
Rescue grass
rescue operation
rescue party
rescued
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