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 patron; an abettor.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In old English law. A favorer or supporter of others; an abettor. Cowell; Jacob. A partisan. One who encouraged resistance to the execution of process. In Spanish law. Accomplice; the person who aids or assists another in the commission of a crime.