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

    (Spanish) A promissory note.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In old English law. A schedute. In Spanish law. An act under private signature, by which a debtor admits the amount of the debt, and binds himself to discharge the same on a specified day or on demand. Also the notice or citation affixed to the door of'a fugitive criminal requiring him to appear before the court where the accusation is pending.