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

    The office of a herald; the art of tracing genealogy and inheritable titles and decorations.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    The art, office or science of heralds. Also an old and obsolete abuse of buying and selling precedence in the paper of causes for hearing.