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

    Ebb.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In old English law. Ebb. Ebb a et fluctus; ebb and flow of tide; ebb and flood. Bract fols. 255, 338. The time occupied by one ebb and flood was anciently granted to persons essoined as being beyond sea, in addition to the period of forty days. See Fleta, llb. 6, c. 8, ยง 2.