leze majesty , or lese majesty

leze majesty , or lese majesty
leze majesty, or lese majesty
/liyz maejastiy/ An offense against sovereign power; treason; rebellion
+ lese majesty
/liyz maejastiy/ The old English and Scotch translation of "Isesa majestas," or high treason.

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • leze majesty , or lese majesty — leze majesty, or lese majesty /liyz maejastiy/ An offense against sovereign power; treason; rebellion + lese majesty /liyz maejastiy/ The old English and Scotch translation of Isesa majestas, or high treason …   Black's law dictionary

  • Leze majesty — Leze maj es*ty (l[=e]z m[a^]j [e^]s*t[y^]) n. [F. lese majest[ e], fr. L. laesus, fem. laesa, injured (see {Lesion}) + majestas majesty; that is, crimen laesae majestatis.] [Written also {lese majesty}.] (Law) Any crime committed against the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leze majesty — leze majesty, or lese majesty /liyz maejastiy/ An offense against sovereign power; treason; rebellion + lese majesty /liyz maejastiy/ The old English and Scotch translation of Isesa majestas, or high treason …   Black's law dictionary

  • leze majesty — leze majesty, or lese majesty /liyz maejastiy/ An offense against sovereign power; treason; rebellion + lese majesty /liyz maejastiy/ The old English and Scotch translation of Isesa majestas, or high treason …   Black's law dictionary

  • leze-majesty — see lese majesty …   Useful english dictionary

  • leze majesty — /leez/, Law. See lese majesty (def. 1). * * * leze maj|es|ty «LEEZ MAJ uh stee», noun, or leze majesty, = lese majesty. (Cf. ↑lese majesty) …   Useful english dictionary

  • leze majesty — /leez/, Law. See lese majesty (def. 1). * * * …   Universalium

  • leze-majesty — n. [Sometimes written Lese majesty.] Treason …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • leze majesty — Same as lèse majesté …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • lese majesty — Leze majesty Leze maj es*ty (l[=e]z m[a^]j [e^]s*t[y^]) n. [F. lese majest[ e], fr. L. laesus, fem. laesa, injured (see {Lesion}) + majestas majesty; that is, crimen laesae majestatis.] [Written also {lese majesty}.] (Law) Any crime committed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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