Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A word of futurity, always used in statutes and legal documents as indicative of future time, excluding both the present and the past. Chapman v. Holmes, 10 N. J. Law, 26; Tremont & S. Mills v. Lowell, 165 Mass. 265, 42 N. E. 1134; Dobbins v. Cragin, 50 N. J. Eq. 640, 2 Atl. 172; Thomas v. Mueller, 106 111. 43.