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

    The one which benefits by a servitude attached to it. See 128 Ala. 67, 86 Am. St. Rep. 74, 29 South. 588.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A term used in the civil and Scotch law, and thende in ours, relating to servitudes, meaning the tenement or subject in favor of which the service is constituted; as the tenement over which the servitude extends is calied the "servient tenement." Wharton; Walker v. Clifford, 128 Ala. 67, 29 South. 588, 86 Am, St. Rep. 74, Diliman v. Hoffman, 38 Wis. 572; Stevens v. Dennett, 51 N. H. 339.