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

    Violation; infraction.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In Frenoh law. An act which violates the law, a treaty, or an agreement which the party has made. That infraction of the law punished by a fine which does not exceed fifteen franca and by an imprisonment not exceeding three daya. Pen. Code, 1. In Scotch law. The act of breaking through any restraint imposed by deed, by covenant, or by a court