Definition of CINQUE PORTS


CINQUE PORTS

Eng. law. Literally, five ports. The name by which
tho five ports of Hastings, Ramenhale, Hetha or Hethe, Dover, and Sandwich,
are known. 2. These ports have peculiar charges and services imposed upon
them, and were entitled to certain privileges and liberties. See Harg. L.
Tr. 106-113.

Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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