Barratries Meaning

There are 4 meaning(s) for word Barratries

Meaning 1 : traffic in ecclesiastical offices or preferments

    Synonyms : simony
Meaning 2 : (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

Meaning 3 : the crime of a judge whose judgment is influenced by bribery

Meaning 4 : the offense of vexatiously persisting in inciting lawsuits and quarrels