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 servant.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In old English law. A house servant or domestic; a man of the household. Spelman. A king's vassal, thane, or baron; an earl's man or vassal. A term of frequent occurrence in Domesday Book.