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 guardian.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In the civll law. The power or duty of managing the property of him who, either on account of infancy or seme defect of mind or body, cannot manage his own affairs. The duty of a curator or guardian. Cuivin.