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 court held by the king’s bailiff for tenants of the king’s demesne.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In English law. A court of peculiar constitution, held by a baillff appointed by the king, in which alone the tenants of the king's demesne conid be impleaded. 2 Burrows, 1046; 1 Spence, Eq. Jur. 100; 2 Bl. Comm. 99; 1 Steph. Comm. 224.