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

    This term is not synonymous with a "place of pauper settlement." Lisbon v. Lyman, 49 N. H. 553. Dwelling-place, or home, means some permanent abode or residence, with intention to remain; and is not synonymous with "domicile," as used in international law, but has a more limited and restricted meaning. Jefferson v. Washington, 19 Me. 293.