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

    To obstruct a highway; see also Forestalling.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    To intercept or obstruct a passenger on the king's highway. Cowell To beset the way of a tenant so as to prevent his coming on the premises. 3 Bl. Comm. 170. To intercept a deer on his way to the forest before he can regain it Cowell.
    —Forestalled. In old English law. Obstruction ; hindrance;' the offense of stopping the highway ; the hindering a tenant from coming to his land; intercepting a deer bsfore it can regain the forest. Also one who forestalls; one who commits the offense of forestalling. 3 Bl. Comm. 170; Cowell.
    —Forestalling. Obstructing the highway. Intercepting a person on the highway.