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

    The beginning of the attestation clause of an instrument.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    The initial words of the concluding clause in dceds: "In witness whereof the said parties have hereunto set their hands," etc. A translation of the Latin phrase "in cujus rei testimonium"