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Prize

prize n

1 : property (as a ship) lawfully captured in time of war
2 : the wartime capture of a ship and its cargo at sea



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