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

    Same as Capitular.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In French law. A collection and code of the laws and ordinances promulgated by the kings of the Merovingian and Carlovingian dynasties. Any orderly and systematic collection or code of laws. In ecclesiastical law. A collection of laws and ordinances orderly arranged by divisions. A book containing the beginning and end of each Gospel which is to be read every day in the ceremony of saying mass. Du Cange.