What is Adventure?

Legal Definition
An adventure is an exciting or unusual experience. It may also be a bold, usually risky undertaking, with an uncertain outcome. Adventures may be activities with some potential for physical danger such as traveling, exploring, skydiving, mountain climbing, scuba diving, river rafting or participating in extreme sports. The term also broadly refers to any enterprise that is potentially fraught with physical, financial or psychological risk, such as a business venture, or other major life undertakings.
-- Wikipedia
Legal Definition
Bill of. A writing signed by a merchant, to testify that the goods shipped on board a certain vessel are at the venture of another person, he himself being answerable only for the produce. Techn. Dict.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
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Mer. law. Goods sent abroad under the care of a supercargo, to be disposed of to the best advantage for the benefit of his employers, is called an adventure.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
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In mercantile law. Sending goods abroad under charge of asupercargo or other agent, at the risk of the sender, to be disposed of to the best advantage for the benefit of the owners. The goods themselves so sent. In marine insurance. A very usual word in policies of marine insurance, and everywhere used as synonymous, or nearly so, with "perils." It Is often used by the writers to describe the enterprise or voyage as a "marine adventure" insured against. Moores v. Louisville Underwriters (C. Ct) 14 Fed. 233.
See also
-- Black's Law Dictionary
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The shipment of goods in charge of an agent to he sold by him for the shipper at the best price obtainable; marine insurance risk. See 14 Fed. 233.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary
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Crim. law. See Misadventure.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary