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AGIST Definition & Legal Meaning

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In ancient law. To take in and feed the cattle of strangers in the king’s forest, and to collect the money due for the same to the king’s use. Spelman; Cowell. In modern law. To take in cattle to feed, or pasture, at a certain rate of compensation. See AGISTMENT.


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