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

    One owing a duty of service to another, or somehow dependent upon him.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    One who owes a duty or service to another or in seme sort depends upon him. Termes de la Ley. One who follows and waits upon another.