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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tort /ˈtɔrt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tort n.
 1. Mischief; injury; calamity. [Obs.]
    That had them long opprest with tort.   --Spenser.
 2. Law Any civil wrong or injury; a wrongful act (not involving a breach of contract) for which an action will lie; a form of action, in some parts of the United States, for a wrong or injury.
 Executor de son tort.  See under Executor.
 Tort feasor Law, a wrongdoer; a trespasser.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tort, a. Stretched tight; taut. [R.]
    Yet holds he them with tortest rein.   --Emerson.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : (law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be
          brought [syn: civil wrong]