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  1. droits of admiralty

    Rights, or rather perquisites, which flowed originally from the king by grant or usage, and now reserved to the crown by commission. They are of two kinds--viz. the civil, or those arising from wrecks of the sea, flotsam, jetsam, and lagan, royal fishes, derelicts, and deodands, ejectamenta maris, and the goods of pirates, traitors, felons, suicides, and fugitives within the admiralty jurisdiction; and the prize droits, or those accruing in the course of war, comprehending all ships and goods taken without commission, all vessels improperly captured before hostilities have been formally declared, or found or by accident brought within the admiralty, salvage for all ships rescued, and all ships seized, in any of the ports, creeks, or roads of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland before any declaration of war or reprisals by the sovereign.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of droits of admiralty in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of droits of admiralty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    • A. epidemic
    • B. articulate
    • C. omnifarious
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