dooming


dooming
The practice of county assessors in "estimating" the value of property belonging to persons liable to taxation, in cases where such persons have failed or neglected to make returns thereof. Thurston v Little, 3 Mass (3 Tyng) 429, 433.

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  • Dooming — Doom Doom, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Doomed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dooming}.] 1. To judge; to estimate or determine as a judge. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To pronounce sentence or judgment on; to condemn; to consign by a decree or sentence; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dooming — duːm n. terrible fate, ruin, destruction; death v. sentence to a terrible fate, condemn …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dooming — domingo …   Anagrams dictionary

  • domingo — dooming …   Anagrams dictionary

  • Condemnation — Con dem*na tion, n. [L. condemnatio.] 1. The act of condemning or pronouncing to be wrong; censure; blame; disapprobation. [1913 Webster] In every other sense of condemnation, as blame, censure, reproof, private judgment, and the like. Paley.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Damnatory — Dam na*to*ry (d[a^]m n[.a]*t[ o]*r[y^]), a. [L. damnatorius, fr. damnator a condemner.] Dooming to damnation; condemnatory. Damnatory invectives. Hallam. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Doom — Doom, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Doomed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dooming}.] 1. To judge; to estimate or determine as a judge. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To pronounce sentence or judgment on; to condemn; to consign by a decree or sentence; to sentence;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Doomed — Doom Doom, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Doomed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dooming}.] 1. To judge; to estimate or determine as a judge. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To pronounce sentence or judgment on; to condemn; to consign by a decree or sentence; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Proscription — Pro*scrip tion, n. [L. proscriptio: cf. F. proscription.] 1. The act of proscribing; a dooming to death or exile; outlawry; specifically, among the ancient Romans, the public offer of a reward for the head of a political enemy; as, under the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To — (?, emphatic or alone, ?, obscure or unemphatic), prep. [AS. t[=o]; akin to OS. & OFries. t[=o], D. toe, G. zu, OHG. zuo, zua, z[=o], Russ. do, Ir. & Gael. do, OL. do, du, as in endo, indu, in, Gr. ?, as in ? homeward. [root]200. Cf. {Too},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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