waifs (0 synonym found)

Definition of waifs:

(n) : goods found of which the owner is not known; originally, such goods as a pursued thief threw away to prevent being apprehended, which belonged to the king unless the owner made pursuit of the felon, took him, and brought him to justice; hence, anything found, or without an owner; that which comes along, as it were, by chance

Definition of waifs:

(n) : goods found of which the owner is not known; originally, such goods as a pursued thief threw away to prevent being apprehended, which belonged to the king unless the owner made pursuit of the felon, took him, and brought him to justice; hence, anything found, or without an owner; that which comes along, as it were, by chance

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