from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative form of infangthief.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The privilege granted to lords of certain manors to judge thieves taken within the seigniory of such lords.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In old English law, the privilege of the lord of a manor to sit in judgment upon thieves taken on his manor.


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