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

    One in which a set form of words has been established.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    An action for which a set form of words is prescribed, which must be strictly adhered to. 10 Mod. 140, 141.