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. The hiring of a vessel; affreightment. Called also nolissement. Ord. Mar. liv. 1, tit. 2, art. 2; Id. liv. 3, tit 1, art L