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

    (Spanish) A kept mistress; an inferior wife.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Span. A concubine, whom a man keeps alone in hls house, unconnected with any other woman. Las Par-tidas, pt. 4, tit 14. Baratriam committit qui propter pecuniam justitiam baractat. He is guilty of barratry who for money sells justice. Bell.