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

    A corpse.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A dead human body; a corpse. Cadaver nullius in bonis, no one can have a right of property In a corpse. 3 Co. Inst. 110, 2 Bl. Comm. 429 ; Griffith v. Railroad Co.., 23 S. C. 32, 55 Am. Rep. 1.