noun. the crime of a judge whose judgment is influenced by bribery.
noun. the offense of vexatiously persisting in inciting lawsuits and quarrels.
- criminal offense
- stand still
noun. traffic in ecclesiastical offices or preferments.
noun. (maritime law) a fraudulent breach of duty by the master of a ship that injures the owner of the ship or its cargo; includes every breach of trust such as stealing or sinking or deserting the ship or embezzling the cargo.