persons, contracts. This word has several
significations. 1. A person born out of the United States; but in this sense
the term alien is more properly applied, until he becomes naturalized. 2. A
person who is not privy to an act or contract; example, he who is a stranger to
the issue, shall not take advantage of the verdict. Bro. Ab. Record, pl. 3;
Vin. Ab. h. t. pl. 1 and vide Com. Dig. Abatement, H 54.
2. When a man undertakes to do a thing, and a stranger interrupts him,
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