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

    Costs; expenses.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Fr. Expense; charges; costs. Frais —Frais de justice. In French and Canadian law. Costs incurred incidentally to the action.
    —Frais jusqu'a bord. Fr. In French commercial law. Expenses to the board; expenses incurred on a shipment of goods, in packing, cartage, commissions, etc., up to the point where they are actually put on board the vessel. Bartels v. Redfield (C. C.) 16 Fed. 336.