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Definition of Abactor

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cattle thief
Abactor Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
JM Latin-English Dictionary
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cattle thief| rustler; one who drives off
Abactor Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
One who steals and drives away cattle or beasts by herds or droves.
  
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abactor
\ab*ac"tor\ (-t&etilde;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.]

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Cattle raiding is the act of stealing cattle. In Australia, such stealing is often referred to as duffing, and the perpetrator as a duffer. In North America, especially in cowboy culture, cattle theft is dubbed rustling and an individual who engages in it is a rustler.

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