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

    That portion of time beforesunrise, and after sunset, which is accounted part of the day, (as distinguished from night,) in defining the offense of burglary. 4 Bl. Comm. 224; Cro. Jac. 106.