assultus


assultus
An assault.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • assaut — [ aso ] n. m. • v. 1265; asalt 1080; lat. pop. °assaltus, class. assultus, d apr. saltus « saut » 1 ♦ Action d assaillir, d attaquer de vive force. ⇒ attaque, offensive. L assaut d une forteresse, d une position ennemie. Troupes, vagues d assaut …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Assaut — As|saut 〈[aso:] m. 6; Sp.; Fechten〉 Kampf, Gefecht [frz., „Angriff, Ansturm“ <lat. ad „zu“ + saltus „Sprung“] * * * As|saut [a so: ], das; s, s [frz. assaut, über das Vlat. zu lat. assultus = das Anspringen]: Übungskampf beim Fechten, bei dem… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • assault — assaultable, adj. assaulter, n. /euh sawlt /, n. 1. a sudden, violent attack; onslaught: an assault on tradition. 2. Law. an unlawful physical attack upon another; an attempt or offer to do violence to another, with or without battery, as by… …   Universalium

  • assault — as·sault 1 /ə sȯlt/ n [Old French assaut, literally, attack, ultimately from Latin assultus, from assilire to leap (on), attack] 1: the crime or tort of threatening or attempting to inflict immediate offensive physical contact or bodily harm… …   Law dictionary

  • FUSTIBALUM — machinae bellicae species, apud Fulconem Viae Hierosolym. l. 2. p. 893. Aggeribus, plateis, onagris fustibalisque Assultus ineunt, cunctis utensilibusque. Sed fundibalisque legi mavult C. du Fresne vide supra …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • MARGARITA — I. MARGARITA Austriaca seu Falandrica, filia unrta Maximiliani I. IMperatoris ex Maria Burgundica, soror Philippi I. Hispaniae Regis. Mortuâ, equi lapsu, matre, in Galliam missa est, ut in aula Ludovici X. educaretur, mox Delphino desponsata, at… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Assaut — As|saut [a so:] das, auch der; s, s <aus fr. assaut »Angriff«, dies aus lat. assultus zu assultare »heranstürmen«> sportlicher Fechtwettkampf …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • assault — as•sault [[t]əˈsɔlt[/t]] n. 1) a sudden violent attack; onslaught 2) law an unlawful physical attack upon another, esp. an attempt or threat to do bodily harm 3) law rape I, 1), rape I, 2) 4) law indecent assault 5) to make an assault upon;… …   From formal English to slang

  • assaut — Assaut, m. Selon la composition et energie du mot, est, aggression faite à l impourveu, et de volée à aucun. Et l Italien et l Espagnol disent aussi Assalto. Ainsi on dit, donner ou livrer l assaut à un homme, ou à une place, ce que Vegece à l… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse


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