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

    To impound; to imprison.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In old English law. To impound. Reg. Orig. 92 b. To shut up or confine in prison. Inducti sunt in carcerem et imparcati, they were carried to prison and shut up. Bract fol. 124.