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 mercy.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    The entry on the record where a party was in mercy was, "Ideo in misericordia," etc. Sometimes "misericordia" means the being quit of all amercements.