Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    A manager; a plaintiff. Agent. One who is authorized to bind his principal contractually or by representations. See 3 Am. St. Rep. 693; also Ann. Cas. 1913B, 84, and 2 L. R. A. 808, note.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Lat. An agent, a cenductor or manager of affairs. Distinguished from factor, a workman. A plaintiff. Fleta, llb. 4, c. 15, § a