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

    Lat In the civll and old English law. To lose. Hence the old Scotch "amitt."
    —Amittere curiam. To lose the court; to be deprived of the privilege of attending the court.
    —Amittere legem terrse. To lose the protection afforded by the law of the land.
    — Amittere liberam legem. To lose one's frank-1 aw. A term having the same meaning as amittere legem terns, (q. v.) He who lost hie law lost the protection extended by the law to a freeman, and became subject to the same law as thralls or serfs attached to the land.