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

    It is understood; viz.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    It Is to be understood or known; "it ls to-wlt" Litt. ยงยง 9, 45, 46, 57, 59. A very common expression in Littleton, especially at the commencement of a section; and, according to Lord Coke, "it ever teacheth us some rule of law or general or sure leading point" Co. Litt. 16.