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

    To neglect a legal duty; a tax.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    n. An assessment or tax. In Ireland, it was anciently applied to an exaction of victuals, at a certain rate, for soldiers in garrison.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    v. In old English law. To cease, stop, determine, fail.