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

    Under the law’s protection.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Sax. In old English law. Under the law, (sub lege,) in a frank-pledge or decennary. Bract foL 125 b.