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

    An hereditary crown duty of two tons of wine from every ship importing twenty tons or more. See 1 Bl. Comm. 315.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A privilege formerly allowed to the king's butler, to take a certain part of every cask of wine imported by an alien.