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Public enemy

PUBLIC ENEMY. This word, used in the singular number, designates a nation at war with the United States, and includes every member of such nation. Vatt. 1. 3, c. 5, Sec. 70. To make a public enemy, the government of the foreign country must be at war with the United States; for a mob, how numerous soever it may be, or robbers, whoever they may be, are never considered as a public enemy. 2 Marsh. Ins. 508; 3 Esp. R. 131, 132.
     2. A common carrier is exempt from responsibility, whenever a loss has been occasioned to the goods in his charge by the act of a public enemy, but the burden of proof lies on him to show that the loss was so occasioned. 3 Munf. R. 239; 4 Binn. 127; 2 Bailey, 1 57. Vide Enemy; People.

Judas, adversary, antagonist, archenemy, bad person, betrayer, bitter enemy, convict, criminal, crook, deceiver, delinquent, desperado, desperate criminal, devil, double-dealer, enemy, evildoer, felon, foe, foeman, fugitive, gallows bird, gangster, gaolbird, jailbird, lawbreaker, malefactor, malevolent, malfeasant, malfeasor, misfeasor, mobster, open enemy, outlaw, quisling, racketeer, scofflaw, sinner, swindler, sworn enemy, thief, thug, traitor, transgressor, two-timer, villain, worker of ill, wrongdoer
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