Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    To bulld; erect; put together; make ready for use. Morse v. WestPort, 110 Mo. 502, 19 S. W. 831; Contas v. Bradford, 206 Pa. 291, 55 AH. 989. Constrnctio legis non facit injuriam. The construction of the law (a construction made by the law) works no injury. Co. Litt 183; Broom, Max. 603. The law will make such a construction of an instrument as not to injure a party.