Definition of STAPLE,


STAPLE,

intern. law. The right of staple as exercised by a
people upon foreign merchants, is defined to be, that they may not allow them
to set their merchandises and wares to sale but in a certain place.


2. This practice is not in use in the United States. 1 Chit. Com. Law,
103; 4 Inst. 238; Malone, Lex Mere. 237; Bac. Ab. Execution, B 1. Vide Statute
Staple.




Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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