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

    In old English criminal law, this letter was branded upon felons upon their being admitted to clergy; as also upon those convicted of fights or frays or falsity. Jacob; Cowell ; 2 Beeve, Eng. Law, 392 ; 4 Reeve, Eng. Law, 485.