- an action for the recovery of the value of personal property wrongfully converted by another to his or her own use.
Origin of trover
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Historical Examples of trover
Our present scene is laid at Mr. Trover's villa near Florence.
Trover, you may remember, was in a fright about it last night.
A look of anger and insufferable contempt was all Trover's reply.
Mr. Trover's guests were our acquaintances Stocmar and Ludlow Paten.
That man Trover has taken all the papers away with him, but he 'll turn up some day or other.
- law (formerly) the act of wrongfully assuming proprietary rights over personal goods or property belonging to another