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

    In French law. This word corresponds to warranty or covenants for title in English law. In the case of a sale this garantie extends to two things:
    (1) Peaceful possession of the thing sold; and
    (2) absence of undisclosed defects,
    (defauts caches.) Brown.