n.1.An encroachment; usurpation.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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There are only two antithetical means for man, driven by the ever-same instinct of care for life, to attain the vital wherewithal: Labor and accroachment, own labor and coercive appropriation of foreign work....