head-money

head-money
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Politics english-russian dictionary. 2013.

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  • Head money — Head Head (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • head money — noun 1. : head tax 2. : money paid for killing or capturing a person (as an outlaw) : bounty * * * 1. a tax of so much per head or person. 2. a reward paid for capturing or killing an outlaw, fugitive, or the like. [1520 30] * * * head money n …   Useful english dictionary

  • head money — A sum of money reckoned at a fixed amount for each head (person) in a designated class. Particularly (1) a capitation tax or poll tax. (2) A bounty offered by the laws of the United States for each person on board an enemy s ship or vessel, at… …   Black's law dictionary

  • head money — A sum of money reckoned at a fixed amount for each head (person) in a designated class. Particularly (1) a capitation tax or poll tax. (2) A bounty offered by the laws of the United States for each person on board an enemy s ship or vessel, at… …   Black's law dictionary

  • head money — /ˈhɛd mʌni/ (say hed munee) noun 1. a tax of so much per head or person. 2. a reward paid for each person captured or brought in. 3. a reward for the killing, and sometimes for the actual head, of an outlaw or enemy …   Australian-English dictionary

  • head money — A gratuity distributed among the officers and crew of a ship in the same manner as prize money is distributed. A reward for the taking of a person wanted for prosecution, or an escaped convict, dead or alive. An admission tax …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • head money — 1. a tax of so much per head or person. 2. a reward paid for capturing or killing an outlaw, fugitive, or the like. [1520 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • head-money — n. Poll tax, capitation tax …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • head-money — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Head Money Cases — SCOTUSCase Litigants=The Head Money Cases ArgueDateA=November 19 ArgueDateB=20 ArgueYear=1884 DecideDate=December 8 DecideYear=1884 FullName=Edye and Another v. Robertson, Collector; Cunard Steamship Company v. Robertson; Same v. Same USVol=112… …   Wikipedia

  • Head Money Cases — Certain famous cases in which the United States Supreme Court sustained the validity of the Act of August 3, 1882, imposing upon the owners of steam or sailing vessels bringing passengers from a foreign port a duty of fifty cents for each such… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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