Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    To avoid loss. See 1 Litt. (Ky.) 50, 13 Am. Dec. 218.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    For avoiding a loss. A phrase applied to a defendant, as de lucro captando is to a plaintiff. Jones v. Sevjer, 1 Litt (Ky.) 51, 13 Ain. Den. 2ia