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 liquid measure, containing 231 cubic inches or four quarts. The imperial gallon contains about 277, and the ale gallon 282, cubic inches. Hollender v. Magone (C. C.) 38 Fed. 914; Nichols v. Beard (C. C.) 15 Fed. 437.