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

    Courts established in the reign of Edward III, and held twice a year in Derbyshire, in which matters connected with mining are considered.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Courts held in certain mining districts belonging to the Duchy of Lancaster, for regulation of the mines, and for deciding questions of title and other matters relating thereto. 3 Steph. Comm. 347, note b.