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
Last modified on 16 June 2013, at 00:20