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

    (Scotch) A contest between creditors of a bankrupt to establish their rank and preferences.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In Scotch practice. The contest among creditors claiming on their respective diligences or creditors claiming on their securities. Bell.
    —Unfair competition in trade. See UNFAIR.