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 champion; a defendant.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    (Fr.) To deny; to defend; to conduct a suit for a defendant; to forbid , to prevent; to protect.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In Scotch and canon law. A defendant