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 designation in a bill of exchange of one of whom payment may be requested upon the drawee’s refusal.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In case of need. A French phrase sometimes incorporated in a bill of exchange, pointing out some person from whom payment may be sought in case the drawee fails or refuses to pay the bilL Story, Bills, § 65.