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

    Expresses that the judge is on the bench in the discharge of judicial functions and that the court term has not yet adjourned. See 5 N. D. 487, 57 Am. St. Rep. 568, 67 N. W. 590.