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

    Such as result from the very nature and such as are essential to the existence of the institution. See 100 Miss. 811, Ann. Cas. 1914A, 98, 39 L. R. A. (N. S.) 242, 57 South. 806.