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 guess upon slight evidence.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A slight degree of ere-' dence, arising from evidence too weak or too remote to cause belief. Weed v. Scofield, 73 Conn. 670, 49 AtL 22. Supposition or surmise. The idea of a fact, suggested by another fact; as a possible" cause, concomitant, or result Burrill, Giro Ev. 27.