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

    In the general passage, i. e., with the Crusaders to the Holy Land. See Essoin de terra sancta.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In the general passage; that is, on the journey to Palestine with the general company or body of Crusaders. This term was of frequent occurrence in the old law of essoins, as a means of accounting for the absence of the party, and was distinguished from simplex passagU um, which meant that he was performing a pilgrimage to the Holy Land alone.