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 hall; a court.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In old English law. A hall or court; the ceurt of a bacon or manor; a ceurt baron, Spelman.
    —Aula ecclesiæ. A nave or body of a church where temporal courts were anciently held.
    — Aula regis. The chief court of England in early Norman times. It was established by William the Conqueror in his own hall. It was composed of the great officers of state, resident in the palace, and followed the king's household in all his expeditions.