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 clouds; in abeyance.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In the clouds; in abeyance; in custody of law. In nubibus, in mare, in terrd, vel in custodid legis, in the air, sea or earth or in the custody of the law. Tayl. Gloss. In case of abeyance, the Inheritance is figuratively said to rest in nubibus or in gremio legis.