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

    Fr. In French law. Acceptance in case of need; an acceptance by one on whom a bill is drawn au besom, that is, in case of refusal or failure of the drawee to accept Story, Bills, ยงยง 65, 254, 255.