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English citations of ablocate
- 1736, Robert Bartholomew, in "Case of Henry Moore, Upon a Quo Warranto", in Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings, page 452:
- I never knew any body made free, that lived out of the town, in my life, except honorary freemen, and them we used to call Ablocates.
- 1923, Nathan Haskell Dole (translator), The Dramatic Works of Lyof N. Tolstoï, page 476:
- Well, it's certain I'm not going to give him my property; I'll take it to a higher Court. I've already talked with an ablocate about it.