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

    plural DEUNCES. Lat In the Roman law. A division of the as, containing eleven unciæ or duodecimal parts; the proportion of eleven-twelfths. 2 Bl. Comm. 462, note. See As. Deus solus hæredem faoere potest, non homo. God alone, and not man, can make an heir. Co. Litt 7b; Broom, Max. 516.