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

    An affirmation; a confirmation or approval. See 104 La. 524, 29 South. 232.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In the civil law. Approbation; confirmation by a court of justice; a judgment which orders the execution of some act. Merl, RCpert The term is alse used in Louisiana. Hecker v. Brown, 104 La. 524, 29 South. 232. In English law. An estoppel in pais. L. R. 3 App. Cas. 1026. In Scotch law. An act by which a person approves of a deed, the effect of which is to render that deed, though in itself defective, binding upon the person by whom it is homologated. Bell. Confirmation of a voidable deed.