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

    Any person under the age of twenty-one years, but by statute eighteen years as to females. See 124 Iowa, 576, 104 Am. St. Rep. 367, 100 N. W. 532.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A person within age, not of age or not of full age; a person under the age of twenty-one years; a minor. Co. Litt. 171b; 1 Bl. Comin. 463-466 ; 2 Kent, Comm. 233.