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

    The right of a feudal lord to try petty offenders.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In feudal law. Low Justice; the right exercised by feudal lords of personally trying persons charged with trespasses or minor offenses.