A taking; a distress of an owner's goods or cattle, either damage feasant, or by way of security for unpaid rent, overdue. See 3 Bl Comm 148.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • namium — /neymiysm/ L. Lat. In old English law, a taking; a distress. Things, goods, or animals taken by way of distress. Simplex namium, a simple taking or pledge …   Black's law dictionary

  • namium vetitum — /neymiysm vetotam/ An unjust taking of the cattle of another and driving them to an unlawful place, pretending damage done by them …   Black's law dictionary

  • namium vetitum — A forbidden distress; that is, an improper or wrongful distress; as where goods or beasts have been distrained, under a pretense of their having done damage, and eloigned, or carried off to places unknown to their owner. See 1 Bl Comm 148 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • repetitum namium — /rapetatam neymiyam/ A repeated, second, or reciprocal distress; withernam …   Black's law dictionary

  • vetitum namium — /viytstam neymCityam/ L. Lat. Where the bailiff of a lord distrains beasts or goods of another, and the lord forbids the bailiff to deliver them when the sheriff comes to make replevin, the owner of the cattle may demand satisfaction in placitum… …   Black's law dictionary

  • vetitum namium — A forbidden taking a remedy by means of a second or reciprocal distress for a wrongful distress. See 3 Bl Comm 148 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • nantir — (nan tir) v. a. 1°   Donner une chose à quelqu un pour assurance d une dette. Pour qu il consente à prêter, il faut le nantir. 2°   Par extension, pourvoir de, procurer. Je ferai tous mes efforts pour vous nantir de ces papiers qui vous importent …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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