Abactor
Abactor \Ab*ac"tor\ (-t[~e]r), n. [L., fr. abigere to drive away; ab + agere to drive.] (Law) One who steals and drives away cattle or beasts by herds or droves. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] ||

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  • abactor — |ô| s. m. Ladrão de gado.   ‣ Etimologia: latim abactor, oris …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • abactor — æbÉ™ ktÉ™(r) n. cattle thief …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abactor — ab·ac·tor …   English syllables

  • abactor — /aebaektar/ A stealer and driver away of cattle or beasts by herds or in great numbers at once, as distinguished from a person who steals a single animal or beast. Also called abigeus, q.v …   Black's law dictionary

  • abactor — /aebaektar/ A stealer and driver away of cattle or beasts by herds or in great numbers at once, as distinguished from a person who steals a single animal or beast. Also called abigeus, q.v …   Black's law dictionary

  • abactor — A cattle thief who takes in numbers …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • abactor — ˈaˌbaktə(r),  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: Late Latin, literally, one that drives away, from Latin abactus (past participle of abigere to drive away, from ab ab (I) + igere, from agere to drive) + …   Useful english dictionary

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  • abigeus — /abijiyas/ Lat. (Pl., abigei, or more rarely abigeatores.) In the civil law, a stealer of cattle; one who drove or drew away (subtraxit) cattle from their pastures, as horses or oxen from the herds, and made booty of them, and who followed this… …   Black's law dictionary

  • abigeus — /abijiyas/ Lat. (Pl., abigei, or more rarely abigeatores.) In the civil law, a stealer of cattle; one who drove or drew away (subtraxit) cattle from their pastures, as horses or oxen from the herds, and made booty of them, and who followed this… …   Black's law dictionary

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