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 legal fiction injures no one. See 17 Johns. (N. Y.) 348.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A fiction of law injures no one. 2 Rolle, 502 ; 3 Bl. Comm. 43; Low v. Little, 17 Johns. (N. Y.) 348.