Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A flood or overflowing of a river, by means of rains or melted snow; an inundation. Stover v. Insurance Co., 3 Phila. (Pat) 42; Harris v. Social Mfg. Co.., 9 N. I. 99, 11 Am. Rep. 224.