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

    English courts for the collection of small debts.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    These were the same as courts of request, (q. v.) This name is also frequently applied to the courts of equity or of chancery, not as a name but as a description. See Harper v. Clayton, 84 Md. 346, 35 AtL 1083, 35 L. H. A. 211, 57 Ain. St Rep. 407. And see Co.N-SCIENCE.