gross adventure


gross adventure
Bottomry; a maritime loan. See bill of gross adventure.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Gross adventure — Gross Gross, a. [Compar. {Grosser}; superl. {Grossest}.] [F. gros, L. grossus, perh. fr. L. crassus thick, dense, fat, E. crass, cf. Skr. grathita tied together, wound up, hardened. Cf. {Engross}, {Grocer}, {Grogram}.] 1. Great; large; bulky;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gross adventure — noun : the loan of money upon bottomry …   Useful english dictionary

  • bill of gross adventure — (French.) A written contract of bottomry, respondentia, or other maritime loan …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Gross — Gross, a. [Compar. {Grosser}; superl. {Grossest}.] [F. gros, L. grossus, perh. fr. L. crassus thick, dense, fat, E. crass, cf. Skr. grathita tied together, wound up, hardened. Cf. {Engross}, {Grocer}, {Grogram}.] 1. Great; large; bulky; fat; of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gross average — Gross Gross, a. [Compar. {Grosser}; superl. {Grossest}.] [F. gros, L. grossus, perh. fr. L. crassus thick, dense, fat, E. crass, cf. Skr. grathita tied together, wound up, hardened. Cf. {Engross}, {Grocer}, {Grogram}.] 1. Great; large; bulky;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gross receipts — Gross Gross, a. [Compar. {Grosser}; superl. {Grossest}.] [F. gros, L. grossus, perh. fr. L. crassus thick, dense, fat, E. crass, cf. Skr. grathita tied together, wound up, hardened. Cf. {Engross}, {Grocer}, {Grogram}.] 1. Great; large; bulky;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gross weight — Gross Gross, a. [Compar. {Grosser}; superl. {Grossest}.] [F. gros, L. grossus, perh. fr. L. crassus thick, dense, fat, E. crass, cf. Skr. grathita tied together, wound up, hardened. Cf. {Engross}, {Grocer}, {Grogram}.] 1. Great; large; bulky;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adventure — A hazardous and striking enterprise. A bold undertaking accompanied by possible hazards, risks and unforeseen events. A common word in marine insurance policies, used as synonymous, or nearly so, with perils. A shipment of goods in charge of an… …   Black's law dictionary

  • adventure — A hazardous and striking enterprise. A bold undertaking accompanied by possible hazards, risks and unforeseen events. A common word in marine insurance policies, used as synonymous, or nearly so, with perils. A shipment of goods in charge of an… …   Black's law dictionary

  • gross — Great; culpable; general; absolute. A thing in gross exists in its own right, and not as an appendage to another thing. Before or without diminution or deduction. Whole; entire; total; as the gross sum, amount, weight opposed to net. State v.… …   Black's law dictionary


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