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 mingling of goods into a common fund; bringing into a hotchpot. See 2 Bl. Comm. 517.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Lat A joining together or contribution of goods into a common fund. This occurs where a portion of money, advanced by the father to a son or daughter, is brought into hotchpot, in order to have an equal distributory share of his persenui estate at his death. See Collation.