Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In old English law. Short pieces of land left unplowed at the ends of fields, whore the plow was turned about, (otherwise called "headlands,") as sidelings were similar unplowed pieces on the sides. Burrm. Also a place where bowmen meet to shoot at a mark.