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 whale. See 1 Bl. Comm. 222.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A large fish, called by Black-stone a "whale." Of this the king had the head and the queen the full as a perquisite whenever one was taken on the coast of England. 1 Bl. Comm. 222.