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Tort

n.1.Mischief; injury; calamity.
That had them long opprest with tort.
- Spenser.
2.(Law) Any civil wrong or injury; a wrongful act (not involving a breach of contract) for which an action will lie; a form of action, in some parts of the United States, for a wrong or injury.
Executor de son tort
See under Executor.
Tort feasor
(Law) a wrongdoer; a trespasser.
- Wharton.
a.1.Stretched tight; taut.
Noun1.tort - (law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought
Synonyms: civil wrong

TORT. An injury; a wrong; (q.v.) hence the expression an executor de son tort, of his own wrong. Co. Lit. 158.
     2. Torts may be committed with force, as trespasses, which may be an injury to the person, such as assault, battery, imprisonment; to the property in possession; or they may be committed without force. Torts of this nature are to the absolute or relative rights of persons, or to personal property in possession or reversion, or to real property, corporeal or encorporeal, in possession or reversion: these injuries may be either by nonfeasance, malfeasance, or misfeasance. 1 Chit. Pl. 133-4. Vide 1 Fonb. Eq. 4; Bouv. Inst. Index, h.t.; and the article Injury.

atrocity, breach, crime, crime against humanity, deadly sin, delict, delinquency, dereliction, diablerie, enormity, error, evil, failure, fault, felony, genocide, guilty act, heavy sin, illegality, impropriety, indiscretion, inexpiable sin, iniquity, injury, injustice, lapse, malefaction, malfeasance, malum, minor wrong, misdeed, misdemeanor, misfeasance, mortal sin, nonfeasance, offense, omission, outrage, peccadillo, peccancy, sin, sin of commission, sin of omission, sinful act, slip, transgression, trespass, trip, unutterable sin, venial sin, violation, wrong, wrongdoing
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