1. Someone who takes and pastures grazing animals for a fee; a person engaged in the business of agistment. * An agister is a type of bailee for hire. — also spelled agistor. — aka gisetaker. 
1. A person who takes cattle for hire to pasture or to care for. 
1. A lien on the animals under an agister’s care, to secure payment of the agister’s fee. See ; AGISTMENT. 
1. A lien upon an animal provided by contract or statute for the benefit of a person who has fed or cared for the animal. 4 Am J2d Ani § 74. 
1. A type of bailment in which a person, for a fee, allows animals to graze on his or her pasture; the taking of cattle or other livestock to feed at a per-animal rate.
2. A charge levied on the owner or occupier of land. — aka gisement. 
1. The particular kind of bailment under which a man, for a consideration, takes cattle to graze and pasture on his land. 4 Am J2d Am § 72. 
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Third Edition by James A. Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949). Edited by William S. Anderson. © 1969 by THE LAWYER’S CO-OPERATIVE PUBLISHING COMPANY. Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 68-30931
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