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 having jurisdiction of bankruptcy proceedings.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    An English court of record, having original and appellate jurisdiction in matters ot bankruptcy, and invested with both legal and equitable powers for that purpose. In the United States, the "couris of bankruptcy" include the district couris of the United States and of the territories, the supreme court of the District of Columbia, aud the United States court of the Indian Territory and of Alaska. U. S. Comp. St 1901, p. 3419.