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delict


delict


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Delict  \De*lict"\,  n.  [L.  delictum  fault.]  (Law) 
  An  offense  or  transgression  against  law;  (Scots  Law)  an 
  offense  of  a  lesser  degree;  a  misdemeanor. 
 
  Every  regulation  of  the  civil  code  necessarily  implies 
  a  delict  in  the  event  of  its  violation.  --Jeffrey.