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Definition of Codes
CodeCode Code (k[=o]d), n. [F., fr. L. codex, caudex, the stock or
stem of a tree, a board or tablet of wood smeared over with
wax, on which the ancients originally wrote; hence, a book, a
1. A body of law, sanctioned by legislation, in which the
rules of law to be specifically applied by the courts are
set forth in systematic form; a compilation of laws by
public authority; a digest.
Note: The collection of laws made by the order of Justinian
is sometimes called, by way of eminence. ``The Code'
2. Any system of rules or regulations relating to one
subject; as, the medical code, a system of rules for the
regulation of the professional conduct of physicians; the
naval code, a system of rules for making communications at
sea means of signals.
Code civil or Code Napoleon, a code enacted in France in
1803 and 1804, embodying the law of rights of persons and
of property generally. --Abbot.
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