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 translation; an explanation; an interpretation.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    An interpretation, consisting of one or more words, interlinear or marginal; an annotation, explanation or comment on any passage in the text of a work, for purposes of elucidation or amplification. Particularly applied to the comments on the Corpus Juris.