Definitions for Champertyˈtʃæm pər ti

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Wiktionary

  1. champerty(Noun)

    investing money into an individualu2019s law suit.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Champerty(noun)

    partnership in power; equal share of authority

  2. Champerty(noun)

    the prosecution or defense of a suit, whether by furnishing money or personal services, by one who has no legitimate concern therein, in consideration of an agreement that he shall receive, in the event of success, a share of the matter in suit; maintenance with the addition of an agreement to divide the thing in suit. See Maintenance

  3. Origin: [F. champart field rent, L. campipars; champ (L. campus) field + part (L. pars) share.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Champerty

    sham′pėr-ti, n. an illegal bargain whereby the one party is to assist the other in recovering property, and is to share in the proceeds.—n. Cham′part, the division of the produce of land, the right of the feudal lord. [Norm. Fr.—L. campi pars, part of the field.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Champerty in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Champerty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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