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

    In English law. A passage for the admission of air into a mine. To maliciously fill up, obstruct or damage, with intent to destroy, obstruct or render useless the air-way to any mine, is a felony punishable by penal servitude or imprisonment at the discretion of the court. 24 & 25 Viet. c. 97, ยง 28.