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

    A symbol; a token; a sign; a mark; evidence.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In the civil law. A sign or mark. A species of proof, answering very nearly to the circumstantial evidence of the common law. Best, Pres. p. 13, ยง 11, note; Wllls, Circ. Ev. 34.