Definition for STA'BLE-STAND

STA'BLE-STAND, n. [stable and stand.]

In law, when a man is found at his standing in the forest with a cross bow bent, ready to shoot at a deer, or with a long bow; or standing close by a tree with greyhounds in a leash ready to slip. This is one of the four presumptions that a man intends stealing the king's deer. – English Law.

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