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 domestic.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In Saxon law. A house-servant. Any stranger who lodged three nights or more at a man's house In a decennary was called "hoghenhyne," and his host became responsible for his acts as for those of his servant.