Abaction

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Abaction ăb*ăk"shŭn Stealing cattle on a large scale.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n abaction In law, the stealing of a number of cattle at one time.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Abaction ab-ak′shun (law) the stealing of a number of cattle at once
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. abigĕre, abactum, to drive off.