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

    Common opinion.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Common opinion; general professional opinion. Acoording to Lord Coke, (who places it on the footing of observance or usage,) common opinion is good authority in law. Co. Litt. 186a.