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

    The designation of the court in a bill in equity.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    That part of a bill in equity wherein is given the appropriate and technical description of the court in which the bill is filed. The word is sometimes used as descriptive of a formal document, embodying a request, presented to the governor of a state by one or both branches of the legislative body, desiring him to perform some executive act. A place of business or residence.