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couveuse


couveuse


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Court  \Court\,  n. 
 
  {Court  of  claims}  (Law),  a  court  for  settling  claims  against 
  a  state  or  government;  specif.,  a  court  of  the  United 
  States,  created  by  act  of  Congress,  and  holding  its 
  sessions  at  Washington.  It  is  given  jurisdiction  over 
  claims  on  contracts  against  the  government,  and  sometimes 
  may  advise  the  government  as  to  its  liabilities.  Couveuse 
  \Cou`veuse"\,  n.  [F.]  (Med.) 
  An  incubator  for  sickly  infants,  esp.  those  prematurely  born.