What is REGRATING?

In old English law. The offense of buying or getting into one’s hands at a fair or market any provisions, corn, or other dead victual, with the intention of selling the same again in the same fair or market, or in some other within four miles thereof, at a higher price. The offender was termed a “regrator.” 3 Inst. 195. See Forsyth Mfg. Co. v. Castlen, 112 Ga. 199, 37 S. E. 485, SI Am. St. Rep. 28.

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