What is FORESTALL?

To intercept or obstruct a passenger on the king’s highway. Cowell. Tobeset the way of a tenant so as to prevent his coming on the premises. 3 Bl. Comm.170. To intercept a deer on his way to the forest before he can regain it Cowell.

More On This Topic



Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of FORESTALL helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Written and fact checked by The Law Dictionary