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

    The transcript or double of an original writing; as the copy of a patent, charter, deed, etc. Exemplifications are copies verified by the great seal or by the seal of a court. West Jersey Traction Co. v. Board of Public Works, 57 N. J. Law, 313, 30 AU. 581. Examined copies are those which have been compared with the original or with an official record thereof. Office copies are those made by officers Intrusted with the originals and authorised for that purpose. Id., Stamper v. Gay, 3 Wyo. 322, 23 Pac. 69.