Last modified on 23 May 2014, at 22:31

abuse of distress

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /əˈbjuːsəvdɪstrɛs/

NounEdit

abuse of distress

  1. (idiomatic, law) a wrongful using of an animal or chattel distrained, by the distrainer