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 expression of one thing is the exclusion of another. See 113 Mo. 112, 35 Am. St. Rep. 69ff, 20 S. W. 786.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    The expression of one thing is the exclusion of another. Co. Litt. 210a. The express mention of one thing iperson or place] implies the exclusion of another.