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 notary; a copyist.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A notary or scrivener. See St 5 Hen. VIII. c. 1. The word is a corruption of the French "grefft,ef," (q. v.)