Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    An immediate female descendant People v. Kaiser, 119 Gal. 456, 51 Pac. 702. May include the issue of a daughter. Buchanan v. Lloyd, 88 Md. 462, 41 Atl. 1075; Jamison v. Hay, 46 Mo. 546. May designate a natural or illegitimate female child. State v. Laurence, 95 N. C. 659.