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

    (Spanish) Same as Dos.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    n. In Spanish law. The marriage portion of a wife. White, New Recop. b. 1, tit 6, c. 1. The property which the wife gives to the husband on account of marriage or for the purpose of supporting the matrimonial expenses. Id. b. 1, tit 7, c. 1, ยง 1; Schm. Civil Law, 75; Cutter v. Wadding-ham, 22 Mo. 254; Hart v. Burnett, 15 Cal. 566.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    v. "To besot" is to stupefy, to make dull or senseless, to make to dote; and "to dote" is to be delirious, silly or insane. Gates v. Meredith, 7 Ind. 441.