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

    A conveyance. See 26 Cal. 88.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In Spanish and Mexican law. Alienation ; transfer of property. The act by which the property in a thing, by lucrative title, is transferred, as a donation ; or by onerous title, as by sale or barter. In a more extended sense, the term comprises also the contracts of emphyteusis, pledge, and mortgage, and even the creation of a servitude upon an estate. Escriche; Mulford v. Le Franc, 26 Cal. 88.