Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    n. A thing or commodity exported. More commonly used in the plural. In American law, this term is only used of goods carried to foreign countries, not of goods transported from one state to another. Brown v. Houston, 114 U. S. 622, 5 Sup. Ct. 1091, 29 L. Ed. 257; Patapsco Guano Co. v. Board of Agriculture, 171 U. S. 345, 18 Sup. Ch 862, 43 L. Ed. 191; Swan v. In S., 190 U. S. 143, 23 Sup. Ct. 702, 47 In Ed. 984; Rothermel v. Meyerle, 136 Pa. 250, 20 Atl. 583, 9 In R. A. 366.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    v. To send, take or carry an article of trade or commerce out of the country. To transport merchandise from one country to another in the course of trade. To carry out or convey goods by sea. State v. Turner, 5 Har. (Del.) 501.