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

    Money paid in lieu of a heriot.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Money paid by tenants in lieu of a heriot. It was often applied to the best chattel, as distingnished from heriot, the best beast. Cowell.