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

    Extemporaneous; from lapse of time.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    From or in consequence of time; by lapse of time. Bract, fols. 51, 52. Ex diuturno tempore, from length of time. Id. fol. 51b. Without preparation or premeditation.