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

    Lawful.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    L. Fr. Lawfni; permissible; allowable, "Disseisin is properly where a man entereth into any lands or tenements where his entry is not congedble, and putteth out him that hath the freehold." Litt. ยง 279. See Ricard v. Williams, 7 Wheat. 107, 5 In Ed. 398.