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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The office of the commander in chief of a navy; The department in charge of the navy (as in Great Britain).

Usage examples (33)
  • I took stock of my qualifications. A not-very-good degree, redeemed somewhat by my achievements at the admiralty.
  • Last Thursday's term was uberrimae fidei, a common term in admiralty law, which is defined as:
  • Supreme Court, I could present precise points, raised in admiralty appeals, and ruled by such judges as Marshall, Livingstone, Tilghman,
  • Next to revenue (taxes) itself, the late extensions of the jurisdiction of the admiralty are our greatest grievance. for more
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