Definition of TO RECOUPE


TO RECOUPE

This word is derived from the French recouper, to
cut again. In law it signifies the right and the act of making a set-off,
defalcation, or discount, by the defendant, to the claim of the plaintiff. 21
Wend. It. 342. In another sense it signifies to recompense. 19 Ves. 123.




Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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