Definition of YEOMAN.


YEOMAN.

In the United States this word does not appear
to have any very exact meaning. It is usually put as an addition
to the names of parties in declarations and indictments. In England
it signifies a free man who has land of the value of forty shillings
a year. 2 Inst. 668, 2 Dall. 92.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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