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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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