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 committing or attempting arson or the burning of a building.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A house-burner; one guilty of arson; one who maliciously and willfully sets another person's bnilding on fire.