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

    A deed; an act; business.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Lat. In Roman law. A deed or act; a thing done. Some writers affected to make a distinction between "gestum" and "factum." But the best authorities pronounced this subtile and Indefensible. Dig. 50, 16, 58.