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

    Delirium brought about by continued and excessive intoxication. See 31 Tex. Cr. Rep. 318, 37 Am. St. Rep. 811, 18 L. R. A. 421, 20 S. W. 744.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A disorder of the nervous system, involving the brain and setting up an attack of temporary delusional insanity, sometimes attended with violent excitement or mania, caused by excessive and long continued indulgence in alcoholic liquors or by the abrupt cessation of such use after a protracted debauch. See Insanity.