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

    Estimation; reputation; the award of an arbitrator.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In the civil law. The civil reputation which bslonged to the Roman citizen, as such. Mackeld. Rom. Law, § 135. Called a state or condition of unimpeached dignity or character, (dignitatis inlœsœ status;) the highest standing of a Roman citizen. Dig. 50, 13, 5, 1. Also the decision or award of an arbiter.