Word:

Agistment

A`gist´ment
n.1.(Law) Formerly, the taking and feeding of other men's cattle in the king's forests.

AGISTMENT, contracts. The taking of another person's cattle into one's own ground to be fed, for a consideration to be paid by the owner. The person who receives the cattle is called an agister.
     2. An agister is bound to ordinary diligence, and of course is responsible for loses by ordinary negligence; but he does not insure the safety of the cattle agisted. Jones, Bailm. 91; I Bell's Com. 458; Holt's N. P. Rep. 547; Story, Bail. Sec. 443; Bac. Ab. Tythes, C l.

Browse
Agha
Aghan
Aghast
Agible
Agile
Agilely
Agileness
Agility
Agincourt
Aging
Agio
Agiotage
agism
Agist
Agistator
Agister
-- Agistment --
Agitable
Agitate
agitated
agitated depression
Agitatedly
agitating
Agitation
Agitative
Agitato
Agitator
agitprop
agitpropist
Agkistrodon
Agkistrodon contortrix
Agkistrodon piscivorus
AGL
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home