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 memorial; a petition; a report; a section of a book.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In old French law. A list of grievances prepared for deputies In the states-general. A petition for the redress of grievances enumerated.