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- n. Alternative form of outfangthief.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A thief from without or abroad, taken within a lord's fee or liberty.
- n. The privilege of trying such a thief.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In law: A liberty or privilege whereby a feudal lord was enabled to call any man dwelling in his manor, and taken for felony in another place out of his fee, to judgment in his own court.
- n. The felon so taken.
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