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- 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.