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

    An averting or turning away; a sale or lease as a whole.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In the civil law. An averting or turning away. A term applied to a species of sale in gross or bulk. Letting a house altogether. Instead of in chambers. 4 Kent, Comm. 517.
    —Aversio pericnli. A turning away of peril. Used of a contract of insurance. 3 Kent, Comm. 263.