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

    And of this he puts himself on the country; i. e., leaves for the jury to decide.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    And of this he puts himself upon the country. The formal conclusion of a common-law plea in bar by way of traverse. The literal transiation is retained in the modern form.