Obreption Definition

noun

(obsolete) The act of creeping upon with secrecy or by surprise.

Wiktionary

(obsolete, Scotland, law) Act of obtaining gifts of escheat by fraud or surprise.

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Other Word Forms of Obreption

Noun

Singular:
obreption
Plural:
obreptions

Origin of Obreption

  • Latin obreptio, from obrepere, obreptum, to creep up to; ob (see prefix ob-) + repere to creep.

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