Abactor meaning

(law, obsolete) One who steals and drives away cattle or beasts by herds or droves; a cattle rustler. [Attested from the mid 17th century until the early 19th century.]
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Origin of abactor

  • From Late Latin abactor (“cattle rustler”), from abigō (“drive away”); from ab (“from, away from”) + agō (“drive”).

    From Wiktionary