running at large

running at large
1) A reference to an animal that is roaming free, such as cattle that have escaped an enclosure or a dog that has slipped its leash. The owner of an animal running at large is generally liable for any damage it causes.
2) A reference to a candidate who is campaigning for an office elected by an entire city, county, or state, rather than from a particular political district within that larger region.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

running at large
   1) referring to cattle or other animals which have escaped from an enclosure and are wandering. The owner will be liable for damage caused by such animals.
   2) political campaigning by a candidate running for an office from no specific district, but from an entire city, county or state.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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