You can use the Nexis Uni database to access the following well-known legal dictionaries:
Ballentine's Law Dictionary, 3rd Edition
The Wolters Kluwer Bouvier Law Dictionary Desk Edition
The Law Dictionary
To search for the definition of a word or phrase as it is used in the law, use the Guided Search interface in Nexis Uni:
- Select "A Publication" from the list of options in the "What are you interested in?" box.
- Type a word or phrase in the search box.
- Then start typing the word "dictionary" in the "Find Publication" box and select one of the above three dictionaries from the drop-down list.
- Click Search. You will see one or more definitions for the word or phrase that you searched.