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

    In safe custody.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Lat. In strict and safe custody or keeping. When a defendant is arrested on a capias ad satisfaciendum, (ca. sa.,) he is to be kept arcta et salva custodi. 3 Bl. Comm. 415.