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

    This name was formerly given to certain notes of some of the banks in the state of Connecticut, which were made payable in two ycars after the close of the war of 1812. Springfield Bank v. Merrick, 14 Mass. 322.