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 follower or retainer.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In pld English law. A freeman, who has no house or dwelling of hls own, but is the follower or retainer of another, (heorthfœst,) for whom he performs certain predial services.