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

    An exaction for permitting a tenant to transfer his tenancy; or a bonus paid for a rebate in rent on a lease.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In old English law. Expense; reward; compensation; wealth. It is also used for a fine or compensation for an offense. 2 Mon. Angl. 973.