agistment


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agistment

the taking on to one's own ground of another person's cattle to allow them to be fed, for a consideration to be paid by the owner of the cattle. The person who receives the cattle is called an agister.

AGISTMENT, contracts. The taking of another person's cattle into one's own ground to be fed, for a consideration to be paid by the owner. The person who receives the cattle is called an agister.
     2. An agister is bound to ordinary diligence, and of course is responsible for loses by ordinary negligence; but he does not insure the safety of the cattle agisted. Jones, Bailm. 91; I Bell's Com. 458; Holt's N. P. Rep. 547; Story, Bail. Sec. 443; Bac. Ab. Tythes, C l.

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