droit

[ droit; French drwa ]SEE DEFINITION OF droit
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Bien droit he has it—tenez, mon capitaine—here, over the left eye!

From that day the Droit de Seigneur ceased to exist in Ivrea.

We stopped opposite the old castle of Rochemuse to pay the droit.

A certain Marquis de Vibraye threw into prison a peasant who refused to pay the droit de cens.

More than this, they enjoy a sort of "droit du seigneur," and no man's wife or daughter is safe from them.

Under the old monarchy the yantar or droit de gte, or right to free quarters, was an insufferable burden.

You need no words to vindicate you; you are a man, and can bear out all arrogance with the royal motto Dieu et mon droit.

It is the class-struggle which is evolving new ideas of right (droit) in opposition to the existing law.

The piece of silver went to the king, the cows to the queen, and from that period cuissage was known as the droit de marquette.

Droit de cuissage cest le droit de mettre une cuisse dans le lit dune autre, ou de coucher avec le femme dune vassal ou dune serf.

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