Definition of Derelicts

1. Noun. (plural of derelict) ¹



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Definition of Derelicts

1. derelict [n] - See also: derelict

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Derelicts

deregistrations
deregulate
deregulated
deregulates
deregulating
deregulation
deregulations
deregulator
deregulators
deregulatory
dereism
dereistic
derelict
dereliction
derelictions
derelicts (current term)
dereligionise
dereligionised
dereligionises
dereligionising
dereligionize
dereligionized
dereligionizes
dereligionizing
dereling
derencephalia
derencephalocele
derencephaly
dereplicated
derepress

Literary usage of Derelicts

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1. The Tide of Immigration by Frank Julian Warne (1916)
"CHAPTER IX derelicts OF THE TIDE NOT all aliens borne to our shores on the flow of the immigration tide gain access to the country. ..."

2. The Law of the Sea: A Manual of the Principles of Admiralty Law for Students by George Lewis Canfield, George Walton Dalzell, Jasper Yeates Brinton (1921)
"Salvage of derelicts is always liberally rewarded, sometimes to the amount of the whole recovery. If destroyed, the proceeding must be in entire good faith ..."

3. A Manual on the Rule of the Road at Sea and Precautionary Aids to Mariners by Daniel Harvey Hayne (1912)
"derelicts, ETC. All derelicts and dangerous floating wreckage should be reported to the Revenue Cutter Service, Washington, DC, or to the local address of ..."

4. Principles of the Law of Personal Property, Chattels and Choses: Including by Frank Hall Childs (1914)
"Property Lost—Strayed—Mislaid—Concealed —Unclaimed — Wrecks — derelicts—Definitions. Lo st property, in the legal sense, is such as has passed from the ..."

5. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1893)
"... great exertion have been displayed,3 or a considerable danger incurred by the salvors.4 If the service rendered to derelicts be of extraordinary merit, ..."

6. Reports of the Cases Relating to Maritime Law: Decided by the Court of by John Crockford, Great Britain High Court of Admiralty (1868)
"... awards as to derelicts^ Fortner practice "f the court to allow one-Aalf of tht value of the ... derelicts."

7. Jefferson and His Colleagues: A Chronicle of the Virginia Dynasty by Allen Johnson (1921)
"... CHAPTER SPANISH derelicts IN THE NEW WORLD IT fell to the last, and perhaps least talented, President of the Virginia Dynasty to consummate the work of ..."

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