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 duty on wool and hides. See 1 Bl. Comm. 314.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    (Lati. Ancient or great duties.) The duties on wool, sheep-skin, or wool-pelts and leather exported were so called, and were payable by every merchant, stranger as well as native, with the exception that merchant strangers paid one-half as much again as natives, 1 Bl. Comm. 314.