Stroud, F. The Judicial Dictionary of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted. London: Sweet & Maxwell, Limited, 1890. cxvi, 916 pp. Reprinted 2003 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584772637. ISBN-10: 1584772638. Hardcover. New. $95. * Reprint of the first edition. This fascinating volume contains legal definitions of such commonplace words and phrases as "as far as," "but," "foundation," "reason," "taxes," "usual and customary manner" and "incorrigible rogue." Each entry includes examples drawn from briefs, decisions and other legal documents, with those citations. Described in the Irish Law Times as "The authoritative dictionary of the English language as far as words and phrases have come before the courts." Irish Law Times 65:244. Twenty years in the making, this foremost dictionary went through numerous editions during Stroud's lifetime [1835-1912] and is still in print in the sixth edition.
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