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Charge

The document evidencing mortgage security required by Crown Law (law derived from English law). A Fixed Charge refers to a defined set of assets and is usually registered. A Floating Charge refers to other assets which change from time to time (ie. cash, inventory, etc.), which become a Fixed Charge after a default.

Charge

1. To sell at a certain price. For example, if a grocery store sells coffee beans for $7 per pound, it is said to charge $7 per pound for coffee.

2. Informal; to buy something on credit, especially with a credit card or charge card. That is, one who uses a credit card for transactions is said to charge those transactions.
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You are acquitted of this charge, Nathaniel Bumppo,” said the Judge.
This was indeed a more serious charge than an ordinary assault and battery, and a corresponding degree of interest was manifested by the spectators in its result.
Hiram was again sworn, and his testimony given on the second charge.
Lippet, probably relying on the charge of the Judge, as he again seated himself, with the air of a main who felt that his success was certain.
It was now the duty of the Judge to deliver his charge.
It's twelve hours, Horser, and the charge is ridiculous.
Either the lawyer is right, and Julian is a fit companion for the madwoman whom he has taken under his charge, or he has some second motive for this absurd journey of his which he has carefully abstained from mentioning in his letter.
A nice person to prefer a charge against a poor boy
I felt him stagger with the shock, though he uttered no cry; I tried to check my speed, but the sword dropped from his right hand, the rein fell loose from the left, and sinking backward from the saddle he fell to the earth; the other riders swept past us, and by the force of their charge I was driven from the spot.
So the unwilling prelate was dragged away, cheek by jowl, with the half-cooked venison upon the back of his own horse; and Robin and his band took charge of the whole company and led them through the forest glades till they came to an open space near Barnesdale.
Verily, your lordship," said Robin, scratching his head, "I have enjoyed your company so much, that I scarce know how to charge for it.
Now we shall charge you nothing on our own account; but suffer us to make use of this in aiding my good friend.