a) A legal term for carrying away by force, especially of animals.
b) Stealing cattle on a large scale.
See Also: Abactor

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  • Abaction — Ab*ac tion ([a^]b*[a^]k sh[u^]n), n. Stealing cattle on a large scale. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abaction —   n. cattle stealing …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • abaction — /abaekshsn/ A carrying away by violence …   Black's law dictionary

  • abaction — An abactor s theft …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • abaction — …   Useful english dictionary

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