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

    Nocturnal housebreaking. See 4 Bl. Comm. 223.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In Scotch law. The violent entering into a man's house without license or against the peace, and the seeking and assaulting him there. Skene de Verb. Sign.; 2 Forb. Inst 139. The crime of housebreaking or burglary. 4 Bl. Comm. 223.