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

    The time fixed by a court for performance of an act.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A period of time fixed by law or by a court within which contain acts are to be performed, e. g., the production of papers, payment of debts, etc.