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 fine for disturbing the peace.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Sax. A mulct or fine for making a quarrel to the disturbance of the peace. Called also by Cowell "forisfactura pugnœ." The amount was one hundred and twenty shillings. Cowell.