from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In law, one who feloniously drives away or steals a herd or numbers of cattle at once, in distinction from one who steals a single beast or a few.

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

  • noun (Law), obsolete One who steals and drives away cattle or beasts by herds or droves.


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From Late Latin abactor ("cattle rustler"), from abigō ("drive away"); from ab ("from, away from") + agō ("drive").


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