- A term sometimes applied to the sailing regulations which were founded in ancient usage and sanctioned by the adjudications of admiralty and prize courts, and which until comparatively recent times furnished the principal rules of navigation. 48 Am J1st Ship § 244.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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