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 form of pleading continued or repeated trespasses in one action. See 2 Mass. 50.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In pleading. A form of allegation in which the trespass, criminal offense or other wrongful act cemplained of is charged to have been committed on a specified day and to have "continued" to the present time or is averred to have been committed at divers days and times within a given period or on a specified day and on divers other days and times between that day and another. This is called "laying the time with a continuando." Benson v. Swift, 2 Mass. 52; People v. Sullivan. 9 Utah, 195, S3 Pac. 701.