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 ditch.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In the civil law. A ditch ; a receptacle of water, made by hand. Dig. 43, 14, 1, 5. In old EngUsh law. A ditch. A pit full of water, in which women committing felony were drowned. A grave or sepulcher. Spelman.