drawing away from the midline of this human anatomy or from an adjacent part used particularly of muscle tissue
- especially of muscles; drawing out of the midline regarding the human body or from an adjacent part
- of Abduct
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Abduct
The use of this writ in most if not all criminal cases was forbidden in 1553; but it was used in the 17th century in a case of kidnapping (Designy's case, 1682), and against Lord Grey for abducting his wife's sister (1682), and in the earl of Banbury's case to recover his wife (1704).