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

    The charterer of a ship.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Lat. The temporary owner or charterer of a ship. Mackeld. Roin. Law, ยง 512; The Phebe, 19 Fed. Cas. 418.