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 nobleman of lower rank.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In Spanish law. A noble; a person entitled to the rights of nobility. By hidalgos are understood men chosen from good situations in life, (de buenos lugures,) and possessed of property, (algo.) White, New Recop. b. 1, tit. 5, c. 1.