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

    Bloodshed. Egality. Equality.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In old English law. The shedding of blood; the mulct, fine, icite or penalty imposed for the shedding of blood, which the king granted to many lords of manors. Cowell; Tomlins. See Bloodwit.