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

    An argument before the court.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In the civil law. Discussion or argument before a court Mackeld. Rom. Law, ยง 38; Dig. 1, 2, 2, 5.