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

    The 15th of March, May, July and October; the 13th day of the other months. See 46 N. C. 87.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A division of time among the Romans. In March, May, July, and October, the Ides were on the 15th of the month; in the remaining months, on the 13th. This method of reckoning is stlll retained in the chancery of Rome, and in the calendar of the breviary. Wharton.