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

    From a loan.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    From or out of loan. A term applied in the old law of England to a right of action arising out of a loan. (commodatum.) Glanv. llb. 10, c. 13; 1 Reeve, Eng. Law, 166.