Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In practice. Higher; superior. The ceurt to which a cause is removed by appeal or writ of error is called the court above. Principal; as distinguished from what is auxiliary or instrumental. Ball to the action or special bail, is otherwise termed ball above. 3 Bl. Comm. 291. See Below.

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