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

    In French law. One of the two parts or pieces of a wooden tally. That in possession of the debtor is properly calied the "tally," the other "echantillon." Poth. Obi. pt 4, c. 1, art. 2, ยง 8.