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 the civil law. To be divided. Judicium families erciscundœ, a suit for the partition of an inheritance. Inst. 4, 17, 4. An ancient phrase dorived from the Twelve Tables. Calvin.