Substraction is a law term meaning the withholding of some right, for which, however, the word subtraction is also used.
Well, it's a law term—speaking in a figurative sort of way—meaning that a Radical was no gentleman.
The crime of beating or assaulting a person within his own house; a law term, S.Erskine.
As commonly used nowadays this term is equivalent to "dunce," but it was originally employed as a law term.
Indeed, the fact of her abduction (to use a Scottish law term) was completely proved by impartial witnesses.
What does the law term him who steals your pocket-book, or breaks into your dwelling, or strips you on the highway?
Hamesuckin, a law term for beating or assaulting a person within his own house.
Quum dies adveniat, a law term, signifying when the day of payment comes.
A law term for those articles which are equally applicable to peace or war.