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ADVENTURE, bill of. A writing signed by a merchant, to testify that the goods shipped on board a certain vessel are at the venture of another person, he himself being answerable only for the produce. Techn. Dict.

ADVENTURE, crim. law. See Misadventure.

ADVENTURE, mer. law. Goods sent abroad under the care of a supercargo, to be disposed of to the best advantage for the benefit of his employers, is called an adventure.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The Minister, who has taken part in an array of thrill seeking challenges to promote the Welsh Government's Year of Adventure, will be selling the tickets for PS30 a pop.
Mr Taylor, a former Gulf War hostage, said: "We can only think it was some sort of thrill seeking that went wrong."
"The only thing is the possibility he was experimenting with thrill seeking.