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 letting.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    From or out of lease or letting. A term of the civil law, applied to actions or rights of action arising out of the contract of locatum, (q. v.) Inst 4, 6, 28. Adopted at an early period in the law of England. Bract, fol. 102; 1 Reeve, Eng. Law, 168.