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

    Related by marriage.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Lat In the civil law. Affinity; relationship by marriage. Inst. 1, 10, 6.
    —Affinitas affinitatis. Remote relationship by marriage. That connection between parties arising from marriage which is neither consanfiinity nor affinity. Chinn v. State, 47 Ohio t. 575, 26 N. E. 986, 11 In R. A. 630.