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

    Of good faith.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In the civil law. Of gopd faith; in good faith. This is a more frequent form than bona fide.
    —Bonæ fidei contracts. In civil and Scotch law. Those contracts in which equity may interpose to correct inequalities, and to adjust nil matters according to the plain intention of the parties. 1 Karnes, Eq. 200.
    —Bonæ fidei emptor. A purchaser in good faith. One who either was ignorant that the thing he bought belonged to another or supposed that the seller had a right to sell it. Dig. 50, 16, 109. See Id. 6, 2, 7, 11.
    —Bonæ fidei possessor. A possessor in good faith. One who believes that no other person has a batter right to the possession than himself. Mackeld. Bom. Law, § 243.