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

    Of wounds and mayhem. The name of a criminal appeal formerly in use in England, in cases of wounding and maiming. Bract, fol. 144 b; 2 Reeve, Eng. Law, 34. See Appeal.