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

    A novation.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In the civil law. The species of novation by which a creditor accepts a new debtor, Who becomes bound instead of the old, the latter being released. 1 Bouv. Inst. no. 802.