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

    (Scotch) The separate adjudication for each of several distinct debts held by one creditor.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In Scotch law. Where the creditor holds several distinct debts, a separate adjudication for each claim is thus called.