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HIGH. This word has various significations: 1. Principal or chief, as high constable, high sheriff. 2. Prominent, in a bad sense, as high treason. 3. Open, not confined, as high seas.
A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.