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 offense of buying up a commodity to control the market; to copy.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    To copy the rude draft of an instrument in a fair, large hand. To write out, in a large, fair hand, on parchment. In old criminal law. To buy up so much of a commodity on the market as to obtain a monopoly and sell again at a forced price.