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

    The crime of laying waste the fields. See 4 Bl. Comm. 373.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In old English law. The crime of destroying, ravaging, or laying waste a country. 2 Hide, P. C. 333 ; 4 Bl. Comm. 373.