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tort
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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Definition
law:  any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought
  • BLOOM: (Obdurately) Sirs, take notice that by the law of torts you are bound over in your own recognisances for six months in the sum of five pounds.
    Episode 15 — Circe (34% in)

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