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

    Likeness; like.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Lat. Likeness; the likeness, size or equivalent of a thing. Instar dentium, like teeth. 2 Bl. Comm. 295. Instar omnium, equivalent or tantamount to alL Id. 146; 3 Bl. Comm. 231.