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

    A Scotch writ by which a defendant was brought within the jurisdiction by attachment of his goods.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In Scotch law. A process to bring a foreigner within the jurisdiction of the courts of Scotland. The warrant attaches a foreigner's goods within the jurisdiction, and these will not be released uniess caution or security be given.