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

    Annulment; avoidance; cancellation.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In Scotch law. A closing of the period for lodging papers or doing any other act required in a cause. Paters. Comp.
    —Circumduction of the term. In Scotch practice. The sentence of a judge, declaring the time elapsed within which a proof ought to have been led, and precluding the party from bringing forward any further evidence. Bell.