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 Spanish society for the preservation of public order. Hermaphrodite. A human being with imperfectly formed sexual organs of both sexes.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In Spanish law. A fraternity formed among different towns and villages to prevent the commission of crimes, and to prevent the abuses and vexations to which they were subjected by men in power. Bouvier.