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

    By way of exchange, as in the exchange of indentures. See 17 Misc. Rep. 323, 40 N. Y. Supp. 381.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    By way of exchange or interchange. This term properly denotes the method of signing deeds, leases, contracts, etc., executed in duplicate, .where cach party signs the copy which he delivers to the other. Roosevelt v. Smith, 17 Misc. Rep. 323, 40 N. Y. Supp. 381