furtum usus

\ -ˈyüsəs \
plural furta usus

Definition of furtum usus

Scots law
: a trespass by temporarily depriving an owner of his movable property

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History and Etymology for furtum usus

Latin, theft of use

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“Furtum usus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/furtum%20usus. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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