MEMBER. This word has various significations: 1. The limits of the body use- ful in self-defence. Membrum est pars corporis habens destinatum operationem in corpore. Co. Litt. 126 a. See Limbs.
2. - 2. An individual who belongs to a firm, partnership, company or corporation. Vide Corporation; Partnership.
3. - 3. One who belongs to a legislative body, or other branch of the government; as, a member of the house of representatives; a member of the court.