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

    Copying into public records.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In the civil law. The transcription of an act on the public registers like our recording of deeds. It was not necessary in any other alienation but that appropriated to the purpose of donation. Inst. 2, 7, 2.
    —Insinuation of a will. In the civil law. The first production of a will, or the leaving it with the registrar, in order to its probate. Cowell ; Blount.