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 who finds a lost chattel.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    One who discovers and takes possession of another's personal property, which was then lost. Kincaid v. Eaton, 98 Mass. 139, 93 Am. Dec. 142. A searcher employed to discover goods imported or exported without paying custom. Jacob.