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

    Amendment; amends.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In old English law. Amendment, or correction. The power of amending and correcting abuses, according to certain rules and measures. Cowell. In Saxon law. A pecuniary satisfaction for an injury; the same as emenda, (q. v.) Spelman.
    —Emendatio panis et cerevisiæ. In old English law. The power of supervising and correcting the weights and measures of bread and ale, (assising bread and beer.) Cowell.