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 gift; a gratuity. See 65 Ga. 499, 38 Am. Rep. 793.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In ecclesiastical law. A mode of acquiring a benefice by deed of glft alone, without presentation, institution, or induction. 3 Steph. Comin. 81. In general. A gift. See Donatio.