Spo`li*a"tion(sp"l*"shn), n. [L. spoliatio: cf. F. spoliation. See Spoil, v. t.] 1. The act of plundering; robbery; deprivation; despoliation.
Legal spoliation, which will impoverish one part of the community in order to corrupt the remainder.Sir G. C. Lewis.
2. Robbery or plunder in war; especially, the authorized act or practice of plundering neutrals at sea.
(Eccl. Law) (a) The act of an incumbent in taking the fruits of his benefice without right, but under a pretended title.
Blackstone. (b) A process for possession of a church in a spiritual court.
(Law) Injury done to a document.
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