Definition of Spendthrifts

1. Noun. (plural of spendthrift) ¹



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Definition of Spendthrifts

1. spendthrift [n] - See also: spendthrift

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spendthrifts

spendest
spendier
spendiest
spendiferously
spending
spending-money
spending cut
spending money
spending spree
spendings
spends
spendthrift
spendthrift trust
spendthrift trusts
spendthriftness
spendthrifts (current term)
spendthrifty
spendy
spense
spenses
spent force
spent forces
speos
speoses
speract
sperage
sperages
sperling
sperlings

Literary usage of Spendthrifts

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1. Ruling Case Law as Developed and Established by the Decisions and by William Mark McKinney, Burdett Alberto Rich (1919)
"In General GUARDIANSHIP OF spendthrifts 2. Powers and Duties of Guardian SPENDTHRIFT ... Use of Public Money for Treatment I. spendthrifts - Guardianship of ..."

2. Roman Law in the Modern World by Charles Phineas Sherman (1922)
"The insane, demented, spendthrifts, and other unfortunate persons — even when over the age of majority — are protected in modern law by guardians,614 as in ..."

3. The Law of Contracts by William Herbert Page (1920)
"CHAPTER L spendthrifts § 1656. spendthrifts under guardianship. § 1656. spendthrifts under guardianship. At common law no provision was made for placing a ..."

4. New Probate Law and Practice, with Annotations and Forms: For Use in Alaska by William Smithers Church (1909)
"spendthrifts AND DRUNKARDS. § 178. Court may appoint guardian for spendthrift ... Codes 1905, § 8252 (spendthrifts are included with habitual drunkards, etc ..."

5. The Law of Contracts by Samuel Williston, Clarence Martin Lewis (1920)
"Convicts; spendthrifts; aged persons. Under the early common law one convicted of a felony was incapable of suing though liable to be sued on a contract; ..."

6. Roman Private Law in the Times of Cicero and of the Antonines by Henry John Roby (1902)
"The x11 tables placed under the care of their agnates madmen (furiosi)1 and such spendthrifts (prodigi)1 as had been formally prohibited from dealing with ..."

7. A Treatise on the Law of the Domestic Relations: Embracing Husband and Wife by James Schouler (1895)
"Guardians of Idiots, Lunatics, spendthrifts, &c. — The different kinds of guardianship for minors having been considered, we proceed to speak briefly of ..."

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