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

    Animals wild by nature. See 14 Wend. (N. Y.) 42.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Lat. Of a wild nature or disposition. Animals which are by nature wild are so designated, by way of distinction from such as are naturally tame, the latter being called "domitæ natures." Fleet v. Hegeman, 14 Wend. (N. Y.) 43; State v. Taylor, 27 N. J. Law, 119, 72 Am. Dee, 347; Gillet v. Mason, 7 Johns. (N. Y.) 17.