mar. war. The retaking by a party captured of a prize
made by the enemy. There is still another kind of rescue which partake s of the
nature of a recapture; it occurs when the weaker party before he is
overpowered, obtains relief from the arrival of fresh succors, and is thus
preserved from the force of the enemy. 1 Rob. Rep. 224; 1 Rob. Rep. 271.
2. Rescue differs from recapture. (q. v.) The rescuers do not by the
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