SPUILZIE

SPUILZIE

spuilzie (spuul-yee), n. Scots law.

1. The wrongful taking of corporeal movable property from another’s possession. ? This is the Scottish equivalent of common-law conversion.

2. An action to recover wrongfully taken movables, and often for either profits made with them while in the taker’s possession or reparations for unjust dispossession. ¡ª Also spelled spulzie; spulyie. ¡ª spuilzied, adj.


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