In old European law. A kind of servant; one who surrendered himself into another’s power. Spelman. In the civil law. The bank of a stream or shore of the sea; the coast. Litns maris. The sea shore. “It is certain that that which the sea overflows, either at high spring tides or at extraordinary tides, comes not, as to this purpose, under the denomination of ‘Utus maris,’ and consequently the king’s title is not of that large extent, but only to land that is usually overflowed at ordinary tides. That, therefore, I call the ‘shore’ that is between the common high water and low water mark, and no more.” Hale de Jure Mar. c 4. Litns est quousqne maximas fluctus a mari pervenit. The shore is where the highest wave from the sea has reached. Dig. 50, 16, 96. Ang. Tide Waters, 67.