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" To forge; to copy or imitate, without authority or right, and with a view to deceive or defraud, by passing the copy or thing forged for that which is original or genuine. "
An American Dictionary of the English Language: Exhibiting the Origin ... - Page 193
by Noah Webster - 1846 - 1079 pages
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An American Dictionary of the English Language: Exhibiting the Origin ...

Noah Webster - English language - 1857
...€CUN-TEK-F,II'SANCE. See CouNTERFEaANCK. 6OUNTER-FEIT (koun'ter-6t), *. t. [Fr. contrefairc, eontreffif.\ L To forge; to copy or imitate, without authority or right and with a view to deceive or defraud, by passing tne copy or thing forged for that which is original or genuine, 2. To imitate ; to copy ; to make or...
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The student's English dictionary, the pronunciation adapted to the best ...

John Ogilvie - 1865
...To make or forge in. opposition to the reality, or to that which is original or genuine; to forge; to copy or imitate without authority or right and with a view to deceive or defraud; to feign; to copy; to imitate. vi. To feign; to dissemble, a. Fabricated without right; made in imitation...
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The Cabinet dictionary of the English language

English language - 1874
...Counterfeit, (koun 'te.r- fit) vt, [F. eontrtfairc, L. contra and jhccrr.] To put on a semblance of ;— to copy or imitate without authority or right, and with a view to deceive or defraud ; to forge ; — vi To dissemble; to feign: — imp. & pp. counterf cited ; ppr. counterfeiting. Counterfeit,...
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Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, Volume 23

Wisconsin State Agricultural Society - Agriculture - 1885
...spurious or counterfeit butter. Webster defines counterfeit " to copy or imitate without au thority or right, and with a view to deceive, or defraud by...thing forged for that which is original or genuine." It requires no argument or proof to show that butter is counterfeited to a great extent, much greater...
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Government ; Its Origin, Growth, and Form in the United States: With Special ...

Robert Lansing, Gary M. Jones - New York (State) - 1902
...counterfeiting the securities and current coin of the United States. (Art I., Bee. 8, Cl. 6.) To counterfeit is "to copy or imitate without authority or right, and...with a view to deceive or defraud by passing the copy for the original or genuine." It is counterfeiting even to issue a coin of equal weight and purity...
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Government; Its Origin, Growth & Form in the United States

Robert Lansing, G. M. Jones - United States - 1902 - 251 pages
...counterfeiting the securities and current coin of the United States. (Art I., Sec. 8, 01. 6.) To counterfeit is "to copy or imitate without authority or right, and...with a view to deceive or defraud by passing the copy for the original or genuine." It is counterfeiting even to issue a coin of equal weight and purity...
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A Law Dictionary: Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of ...

Henry Campbell Black - Law - 1910 - 1314 pages
...non-compliance with its pcovisions. Conner v. Winton, 7 lud. 523, 524. COUNTERFEIT. In criminal law. To forge; to copy or Imitate, without authority or right, and...thing forged for that which is original or genuine. Most commonly applied to the fraudulent and criminal imitation of money. State v. McKenzle, 42 Me....
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Elements of Government: Political Institutions, Local and National, in the ...

Arndt Mathis Stickles - Kentucky - 1914 - 416 pages
...power to punish the counterfeiting of any of these securities or of current coin. To counterfeit is "to copy or imitate without authority or right, and...with a view to deceive or defraud by passing the copy for the original or genuine." If the government did not have this power, spurious coin and securities...
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Elements of Government: Political Institutions, Local and National, in the ...

Arndt Mathis Stickles - Kentucky - 1914 - 416 pages
...power to punish the counterfeiting of any of these securities or of current coin. To counterfeit is " to copy or imitate without authority or right, and with a view to deceive or defraud bypassing the copy for the original or genuine." If the government did not have this power, spurious...
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Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics

Criminal statistics - 1998
...appear. (See a/so, "Surety bond.") Counterfeiting — falsely making, forging, or altering obligations with a view to deceive or defraud, by passing the...thing forged for that which is original or genuine. Applies to obligation or security of the United States, foreign obligation or security, coin or bar...
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