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Distraint

Dis`traint´
n.1.(Law) The act or proceeding of seizing personal property by distress.
Noun1.distraint - the seizure and holding of property as security for payment of a debt or satisfaction of a claim; "Originally distress was a landloard's remedy against a tenant for unpaid rents or property damage but now the landlord is given a landlord's lien"
Synonyms: distress
distress, seizure
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