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 ward’s unequal marriage permitted by a guardian. See 36 N. C. 232.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In old English law. An injury by union or comparison with some person or thing of interior rank or excellence. Marriage without disparagement was marriage to one of suitable rank and character. 2 Bl. Comm. 70; Co. Litt. 82b. Shutt v. Carloss, 36 N. C. 232.