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

    Speaking two languages.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Of a double language or tongue; that can speak two languages. A term applied in the old books to a jury composed partly of Englishmen and partly of foreigners, which, by the English law, an alien party to a suit is, in certain cases, entitled to ; more commonly called a "jury de medietate linguœ." 3 Bl. Comm. 360; 4 Steph. Comm. 422.