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PRAEDIAL. That which arises immediately from the ground; as, grain of all sorts, hay, wood, fruits, herbs, and the like.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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These include the quality of agricultural input, praedial larceny, getting their produce to market, the unpredictability of the market place, and the environmental factors, including the influence and impact of climate change.
Perhaps, praedial larceny would come up on the test and he wanted to be sure he could define it.
"Like most cultivators, Hemlyn had a bottomless hatred for thieves who committed praedial larceny.
Numerous cases having been submitted to me by apprenticed labourers, complaining of their employers having ordered them to do praedial work, to which many of them had never in their lives been subjected ...
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The apprenticeship period was meant for six years for praedial and four years for non-praedial apprentices.
Most of the charges against adults and juveniles fell into three categories: personal assault and injury offenses, "praedial larceny" and other offenses against property, and various offenses against public order and revenue ordinances (ranging from violations of the Contagious Diseases Act and nonpayment of various fees, licenses, or fines to public nuisance or disturbanceof-the peace charges).
I pondered about the legal term I heard one of the big boys in the village use, some kind of larceny, praedial larceny.
violence; petty theft Economic hardship and praedial larceny; likely to lead to youth violence; child child desertion with Crisis centres and sexual abuse, male children more law enforcement abandonment; child likely to be agencies may regard sex work, etc.