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

    Any port in which the owner happens to be with his vessel, in the United States, but in England, any port within the jurisdiction of the common-law courts of that island, if the owner resides in England. See 6 Dana (Ky.), 17, 32 Am. Dec. 54.