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 turn aside; to turn out of the way; to alter the course of things. Usually applied to water-courses. Ang. WaterCourses, ยง 97 et seq. Sometimes to roads. 8 East, 394.