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

    To avouch; as if a man were taken with stolen goods he was allowed a lawful arthel, i. e., a vouchee to clear him of the felony; but provision was made against it by 28 Henry VII, c. 6.—Blount.