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 deed or charter.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In old English law. A charter or deed. Any written instrument. In Spanish law. A letter; a deed; a power of attorney. Las Partidas, pt. 3, tit 18, L 30.