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for Tort feasor
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Tort \Tort\, n. [F., from LL. tortum, fr. L. tortus twisted,
crooked, p. p. of torqure to twist, bend. See Torture.]
1. Mischief; injury; calamity. [Obs.]
That had them long opprest with tort. --Spenser.
2. (Law) Any civil wrong or injury; a wrongful act (not
involving a breach of contract) for which an action will
lie; a form of action, in some parts of the United States,
for a wrong or injury.
Executor de son tort. See under Executor.
Tort feasor (Law), a wrongdoer; a trespasser. --Wharton.
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