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

    (Scotch) The crime of severing a limb of one’s body.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In Scotch law. Maliciously cutting off or otherwise separating one limb from another. 1 Hume, 323; Bell.