Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.
  • noun The felon so taken.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A thief from without or abroad, taken within a lord's fee or liberty.
  • noun The privilege of trying such a thief.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative form of outfangthief.

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