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

    Under statute requiring firm name to appear conspicuously on place of business, word means obvious and manifest. See Ann. Cas. 1913B, 913.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In practice. To ba properly before a court; as a fact or matter of which it can take notion. To be in evidence; to be proved. "Making it appear and proving are the same thing." Freem. 53. To be regularly in court; as a defendant in an action. See Appearance.