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

    In connection with time, the word may have an inclusive or exclusive meaning, according to subject matter, context and purpose. See Ann. Cas. 1912A, 796; also 49 L. R. A. 200.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Later, succeeding, subsequent to, inferior in point of time or of priority or preference.
    —After-acquired. Acquired after a particular date or event. Thus, a judgment is a lien on after-acquired renity, i. e., land acquired by the debtor after entry of the judgmentHughes v. Hughes, 152 Pa. 590, 26 Atl. 101.
    —After-born. A statute making a will void as to after-barn children means physical birth, and la not applicable to a child legitimated by the marriage of its parents. Appeal of McCulloch, 113 Pa. 247, 6 Atl. 253.
    —After date. When time is to be computed "after" a certain date, it is meant that such date should be excluded in the computation. Bigelow v. Wilson. 1 Pick. (Mass) 485; Taylor v. Jacoby, 2 Pa. St. 495; Cromelian v. Brink, 29 Pa. St. 522.
    —After-discovered. Discovered or made known after a particular date or event.
    —After sight. This term as used in a bill payable so many days after sight, means after legal sight; that is, after legal presentment for acceptance. The mere fact of having seen the bill or known of its existence does not constitute legal "sight." Mitchell v. Degrand, 17 Fed. Cas. 494.