Manstealing
Manstealing Man"steal`ing, n. The act or business of stealing or kidnaping human beings, especially with a view to e?slave them. [1913 Webster]

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  • manstealing — /man stee ling/, n. the act of kidnapping. [1570 80; MAN1 + STEALING] * * * …   Universalium

  • manstealing — mæn stɪɪlɪŋ kidnapping, abduction (of a person) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • manstealing — A word sometimes used synonymously with kidnapping (q.v.) …   Black's law dictionary

  • manstealing — A word sometimes used synonymously with kidnapping (q.v.) …   Black's law dictionary

  • manstealing — The offense of kidnapping, or the forcible abduction or stealing away of a man, woman or child from his own country and sending him to another. See 4 Bl Comm 219 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • manstealing — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) : kidnapping * * * /man stee ling/, n. the act of kidnapping. [1570 80; MAN1 + STEALING] …   Useful english dictionary

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  • ABDUCTION — (or Manstealing; Heb. גְּנֵבַת נֶפֶשׁ, genevat nefesh), stealing of a human being for capital gain. According to the Bible, abduction is a capital offense. He who kidnaps a man – whether he has sold him or is still holding him – shall be put to… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Plagium — Pla gi*um, n. [L.] (Civil Law) Manstealing; kidnaping. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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