Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In old English law. A kind of thieves inhabiting Redesdale, on the extreme northern border of England; so called because they took in or received such booties of cattle and other things as their accomplices, who were called "outparters," brought in to them from the borders of Scotland. Spelman; Cowell.