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 the United States laws, students in the military academy at West Point are styled "cadets;" students in the naval academy at Annapolis, "cadet midshipmen." Rev. St. ยงยง 1309, 1512 (U. S. Co.mp. St. 1901, pp. 927, 1042). In England. The younger son of a gentleman; particularly applied to a volimteer in the army, waiting for seme post. Jacehi