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

    A dam; a dike; a bank.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Lat In the civil law. A dam, bank or mound. Cod. 9, 38; Townsh. PI. 4&