Definition of Fugitives

1. Noun. (plural of fugitive) ¹



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Definition of Fugitives

1. fugitive [n] - See also: fugitive

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fugitives

fughetta
fughettas
fugie
fugient
fugies
fugio
fugios
fugit
fugitive
fugitive from justice
fugitive swelling
fugitive wart
fugitively
fugitiveness
fugitivenesses
fugitives (current term)
fugits
fugle
fugled
fugleman
fuglemen
fugles
fuglier
fugliest
fugling
fugly
fugos
fugs
fugu
fugu poison

Literary usage of Fugitives

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1. The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom by Wilbur Henry Siebert (1898)
"Thus, for example, at Cincinnati, Ohio, it was frequently necessary to hire carriages in which to convey fugitives out of the city to some neighboring ..."

2. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent (1866)
"It is the duty of the government to surrender up fugitives upon demand, after the civil magistrate shall have ascertained the existence of reasonable ..."

3. The Law of Freedom and Bondage in the United States by John Codman Hurd (1862)
"It may have been, before the adoption of the Constitution, that the delivering up of fugitives from justice and of fugitives from labor was customarily ..."

4. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by David Shephard Garland, John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie (1889)
"of the government whose action is invoked, and as a matter of courtesy and comity between nations, fugitives from justice have sometimes been surrendered to ..."

5. The History of the United States of America by Richard Hildreth (1880)
"CHAPTER An important act regulated the surrender of fugitives ______ from justice and the restoration of fugitives from service, 1793. as provided for in ..."

6. Fugitive Slaves (1619-1865) by Marion Gleason McDougall (1891)
"Treatment of fugitives.— From 1640 to 1/oo, laws were also passed in New ... The fugitives were to add to their tenure of service double their time of ..."

7. The Jeffersonian Cyclopedia: A Comprehensive Collection of the Views of by Thomas Jefferson (1900)
"fugitives, Exile and.—Does the fugitive from his country avoid punishment? ... fugitives, Mariners.—When the consular convention with France was under ..."

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