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 place under the exchequer chamber where the king’s debtors were confined.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    The name formerly given to a place under the exchequer chamber, where the king's debtors were confined. Rich. Diet