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

    To alienate or direct the ownership of property, as disposition by will. Used also of the determination of suits. Called a word of large extent. Koerner v. Wilkinson, 96 Mo. App. 510, 70 S. W. 509; Love v. Pamplin (O. C.) 21 Fed. 760; In S. v. Hacker (D. C.) 73 Fed. 294; Benz v. Fabian, 54 N. J, Eq. 615, 35 Atl. 760; Easton v. Schilling, 42 N. Y. 79; Beard v. Knox, 5 Cal, 256, 63 Ani. Dec. 125.