abaction


abaction
  n. cattle-stealing.

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  • Abaction — Ab*ac tion ([a^]b*[a^]k sh[u^]n), n. Stealing cattle on a large scale. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abaction — noun a) A legal term for carrying away by force, especially of animals. b) Stealing cattle on a large scale. See Also: Abactor …   Wiktionary

  • abaction — /abaekshsn/ A carrying away by violence …   Black's law dictionary

  • abaction — /abaekshsn/ A carrying away by violence …   Black's law dictionary

  • abaction — An abactor s theft …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • abaction — …   Useful english dictionary