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

    Collateral security; pledge. Creancer, or creansor. A creditor. Credentials. Documents or evidences of authority.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In French law. A claim; a debt; also belief, credit, faith.