Origin of delict
Examples from the Web for delict
The "natural" sources of liability were delict and contract.
Another point of Gregorian emphasis: no delict is remitted without punishment.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
This 210 difference no doubt arises from the tendency to extend the bounds of a delict and to limit the bounds of a crime.
Thus recovery of a sum of money by way of penalty for a delict is the historical starting point of liability.
The words contravention, crime, and delict were of no value.Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2|Gustave Flaubert
Word Origin for delict
1520s, from Latin delictum "fault, offense, crime," neuter singular of past participle of delinquere (see delinquent). Phrase in flagrant delict translates Latin in flagrante delicto.