accroach definition

  • verb:
    • To hook, or draw to oneself as with a hook.
    • To usurp, as jurisdiction or royal prerogatives.
    • To encroach.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To hook, or draw to 1's self just like a hook.
    • To usurp, as jurisdiction or royal prerogatives.
  • others:
    • To hook, or draw to at least one's self much like a hook.
    • In old laws, to usurp: as, to accroach royal capacity to a person's self.

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