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Mesne Profits

mesne profits n pl

: profits (as from crops) earned by one in wrongful possession of property [the rightful owner sued for mesne profits ]



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.