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 Scotch law. To maintain. support, provide for; to provide with necessaries. As a noun, maintenance, support ; an allowance from the husband's estate for the support of the wlfe. Paters. Comp. ยงยง 845, 850, 893.