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

    Reduction of the standard of coins with increased alloy.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    The act of mixing the specie with an alloy below the standard of sterling. 1 Hale, P. C. 102.