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

    To adopt part of an old law in a new one.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    (From ex, from, and rogare, to pass a law.) In Roman law. To take something from an old law by a new law. Tayl. Civil Law, 155.