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

    To calculate roughly or to form an opinion from imperfect data. See 129 La. 857, Ann. Cas. 1913B, 848, 56 South. 1026.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    This word is used to express the mind or Judgment of the speaker or writer on the particular subject under consideration. It implies a calculation or computation, as to estimate the gain or loss of an enterprise. People v. Clark, 37 Hun (N. Y.) 203