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

    To fix the mind upon; to design. See 1 Mich. (N. P.) 264.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    To design, resolve, purpose. To apply a rule of law in the nature of presumption ; to discern and follow the probabilities of like cases.