- a legal right or claim.
- droits, Finance, Rare. customs duties.
Origin of droit
Related Words for droitimmunity, perquisite, claim, exemption, advantage, title, due, liberty, choice, birthright, appanage, authority, sanction, droit
Examples from the Web for droit
Historical Examples of droit
Bien droit he has it—tenez, mon capitaine—here, over the left eye!The Flaming Jewel
Robert W. Chambers
From that day the Droit de Seigneur ceased to exist in Ivrea.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)
Charles James Wills
We stopped opposite the old castle of Rochemuse to pay the droit.Pencillings by the Way
N. Parker Willis
A certain Marquis de Vibraye threw into prison a peasant who refused to pay the droit de cens.Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 2 of 3)
More than this, they enjoy a sort of "droit du seigneur," and no man's wife or daughter is safe from them.The Story of the Malakand Field Force
Sir Winston S. Churchill
- a legal or moral right or claim; due