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embracery

[ em-brey-suh-ree ]
/ ɛmˈbreɪ sə ri /
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noun, plural em·brac·er·ies.Law.
an attempt to influence a judge or jury by corrupt means, as by bribery, threats, or promises.
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Also imbracery.

Origin of embracery

First recorded in 1400–50, embracery is from the late Middle English word embracerie.See embrace2, -ery
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British Dictionary definitions for embracery

embracery
/ (ɪmˈbreɪsərɪ) /

noun
criminal law the offence of attempting by corrupt means to influence a jury or juror, as by bribery or threats
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