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

    To acquire the ownership of property by giving an accepted price or consideration therefor; or by agreeing to do so; to acquire by the payment of a price or value; to purchase. Webster.
    —Buy in. To purchase, at public sale, property which is one's own or which one has caused or procured to be sold.
    —Buyer. One who buys; a purchaser, particularly of chattels.
    — Buying titles. The purchase of the rights or claims to real estate or a person who is not in possession of the land or ls disseised. Void, and an offense, at common law. Whitaker v., 2 Johns. Cas. (N. Y.) 59; Brinley v. Whiting, 5 Pick. (Mass.) 356.