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 church attached to a convent.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In ecclesiastical law. That which consists of regniar clerks, professing some order or religion; or of dean and chapter; or other societies of spiritual men.