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 title; one of the incorporeal hereditaments.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In English law. An honor; a title, station or distinction of honor. Dignities are a species of incorporeal hereditaments, in which a person may have a property or estate. 2 Bl. Comm. 37; 1 Bl. Co.min. 396; 1 Crabb, Real Prop. 468, et seq.