Definitions of "barratry"
  1. A fraudulent or unlawful activity by a captain or other ship crew members that harms the interests of the ship's owners or those owning cargo on board
  2. The continual rousing or inspiring of legal disputes
How to use "barratry" in a sentence
  1. The shipping company faced loss due to barratry committed by their crew.
  2. The attorney was accused of barratry for constantly encouraging his clients to file unnecessary lawsuits.
  3. Insurance policies often exclude coverage for losses caused by barratry.

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