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 power, or under the control, of the parent.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In the power of a parent. Inst. 1, 8, pr.; Id. 1, 9; 2 Bl. Comm.' 498.