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Definition of the noun Abactor

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noun - plural: abactors

  1. [context: legal, obsolete] One who steals and drives away cattle or beasts by herds or droves; a cattle rustler.

Phrases with Abactor

  1. Tabanus abactor
  2. Species Tabanus Abactor

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Google previewThe Breeder's Gazette (1898)

A Weekly Publication Devoted ... to the Interests of Live-stock Breeders

Ruth Abactor is a real “dumpling.

Google previewA Law Dictionary (1969)

by J.A. Ballentine

Abactor. A cattle thief. Aballenate. To transfer interest or title. Abandon . To relinquish title or interest; to surrender or give up. See 44 Mass. 257. Abandonee. One to whom property or rights are relinquished or abancloned.

Google previewWharton's Pocket Law Dictionary

Abactor [fr. Abigo, Lat.] , a stealer and driver away of cattle or beasts by herds or in great numbers at once, as distinguished from fur, a person who steals a single beast only, Encyc.

Google previewA New Law Dictionary and Glossary (1850)

Containing Full Definitions of the Principal Terms of the Common and Civil Law : Together with Translations and Explanations of the Various Technical Phrases in Different Languages, Occurring in the Ancient and Modern Reports, and Standard Treatises, Embracing Also All the Principal Common and Civil Law Maxims : Compiled on the Basis of Spelman's Glossary, and Adapted to the Jurisprudence of the United States : with Copious Illustrations, Critical and Historical by Alexander Mansfield Burrill

ABACTOR. Lat. [from abigcre, to drive away.] In the Roman law. A driver away of cattle and other animals ; one who drove away cattle from the herd, or smaller animals in numbers, with the intention of stealing them. Cornell. Blount. 3 Gibbon's ...

Google previewA Law Dictionary and Glossary (1867)

Containing Full Definitions of the Prinicipal Terms of the Common and Civil Law, Together with Translations and Explanations of the Various Technical Phrases in Different Languages, Occurring in the Ancient and Modern Reports, and Standard Treatises; Embracing, Also, All the Principal Common and Civil Law Maxims. Compiled on the Basis of Spelman's Glossary, and Adapted to the Jurisprudence of the United States; with Copious Illustrations, Critical and Historical by Alexander Mansfield Burrill

ABACTOR. Lat. [from abigere, to drive away.] In the Roman law. A driver away of cattle and other animals; one who drove away cattle from the herd, or smaller animals in numbers, with the intention of stealing them; a cattle stealer. U0-well.

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and Meaning ... To which is Prefixed a Prosodial Grammar ... The Second Edition ... Enlarged (1790)

by Thomas SHERIDAN (M.A., Teacher of Elocution.)

ABACTOR, a bik'dbr. s. One who drives away herds of cattle by stealth or ABB ABANDONEDJ-bdn'dtlnd. part. Given up; forsaken; corrupted in theliighefl deree. ABANDONMENT, A-bxln'dtln-ment. s. The act of abandoning. ABARTICULATION ...

Google previewA Concise Legal Dictionary

by Charles Erehart Chadman

Abactor. One who steals cattle by herds or droves. Abandon. To forsake; abandon; disclaim; relinquish. From the beginning. Abatement. A making less, suspension, taking away, ...

Google previewThe Unabridged Devil's Dictionary (2001)

by Ambrose Bierce

WORD A Abacot Abactor DATE ...

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