\ˈaktɪˌə͡ʊ nə͡ʊksˈɑːliz], \ˈaktɪˌəʊ nəʊksˈɑːliz], \ˈa_k_t_ɪ__ˌəʊ n_əʊ_k_s_ˈɑː_l_i_z]\
Definitions of ACTIO NOXALIS
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A noxal action ; an action which lay against a master for a crime committed or injury done by his slave; and in which the master had the alternative either to pay for the damage done or to deliver up the slave to the complaining partv. Inst. 4, 8, pr.; Ileinecc. Elein. lib. 4. tit. S. So called from noxa, the offense or injury committed. Inst. 4. 8, 1.
By Henry Campbell Black
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