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English → English (gcide) Definition: Breach of privilege Privilege \Priv"i*lege\, n. [F. privil[`e]ge, L. privilegium an ordinance or law against or in favor of an individual; privus private + lex, legis, law. See Private, and Legal.] [1913 Webster] 1. A peculiar benefit, advantage, or favor; a right or immunity not enjoyed by others or by all; special enjoyment of a good, or exemption from an evil or burden; a prerogative; advantage; franchise. [1913 Webster] He pleads the legal privilege of a Roman. --Kettlewell. [1913 Webster] The privilege birthright was a double portion. --Locke. [1913 Webster] A people inheriting privileges, franchises, and liberties. --Burke. [1913 Webster] 2. (Stockbroker's Cant) See Call, Put, Spread, etc. [1913 Webster] Breach of privilege. See under Breach. Question of privilege (Parliamentary practice), a question which concerns the security of a member of a legislative body in his special privileges as such. Water privilege, the advantage of having machinery driven by a stream, or a place affording such advantage. [ U. S.] Writ of privilege (Law), a writ to deliver a privileged person from custody when arrested in a civil suit. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster] Syn: Prerogative; immunity; franchise; right; claim; liberty. Usage: Privilege, Prerogative. Privilege, among the Romans, was something conferred upon an individual by a private law; and hence, it denotes some peculiar benefit or advantage, some right or immunity, not enjoyed by the world at large. Prerogative, among the Romans, was the right of voting first; and, hence, it denotes a right of precedence, or of doing certain acts, or enjoying certain privileges, to the exclusion of others. It is the privilege of a member of Congress not to be called in question elsewhere for words uttered in debate. It is the prerogative of the president to nominate judges and executive officers. It is the privilege of a Christian child to be instructed in the true religion. It is the prerogative of a parent to govern and direct his children. [1913 Webster] Breach \Breach\ (br[=e]ch), n. [OE. breke, breche, AS. brice, gebrice, gebrece (in comp.), fr. brecan to break; akin to Dan. br[ae]k, MHG. breche, gap, breach. See Break, and cf. Brake (the instrument), Brack a break] . 1. The act of breaking, in a figurative sense. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically: A breaking or infraction of a law, or of any obligation or tie; violation; non-fulfillment; as, a breach of contract; a breach of promise. [1913 Webster] 3. A gap or opening made made by breaking or battering, as in a wall or fortification; the space between the parts of a solid body rent by violence; a break; a rupture. [1913 Webster] Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more; Or close the wall up with our English dead. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. A breaking of waters, as over a vessel; the waters themselves; surge; surf. [1913 Webster] The Lord hath broken forth upon mine enemies before me, as the breach of waters. --2 Sam. v. 20. [1913 Webster] A clear breach implies that the waves roll over the vessel without breaking. A clean breach implies that everything on deck is swept away. --Ham. Nav. Encyc. [1913 Webster] 5. A breaking up of amicable relations; rupture. [1913 Webster] There's fallen between him and my lord An unkind breach. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 6. A bruise; a wound. [1913 Webster] Breach for breach, eye for eye. --Lev. xxiv. 20. [1913 Webster] 7. (Med.) A hernia; a rupture. [1913 Webster] 8. A breaking out upon; an assault. [1913 Webster] The Lord had made a breach upon Uzza. --1. Chron. xiii. 11. [1913 Webster] Breach of falth, a breaking, or a failure to keep, an expressed or implied promise; a betrayal of confidence or trust. Breach of peace, disorderly conduct, disturbing the public peace. Breach of privilege, an act or default in violation of the privilege or either house of Parliament, of Congress, or of a State legislature, as, for instance, by false swearing before a committee. --Mozley. Abbott. [1913 Webster] Breach of promise, violation of one's plighted word, esp. of a promise to marry. Breach of trust, violation of one's duty or faith in a matter entrusted to one. [1913 Webster] Syn: Rent; cleft; chasm; rift; aperture; gap; break; disruption; fracture; rupture; infraction; infringement; violation; quarrel; dispute; contention; difference; misunderstanding. [1913 Webster]

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