What is BES?

Lat In the Roman law. A division of the as, or pound, consisting of eight uncial, or duodecimal parts, and amounting to two-thirds of the as. 2 Bl. Comm. 462, note m. Two-thirds of an Inheritance. Inst 2, 14. 5. Eight per cent, interest. 2 Bl. Comm. ubi supra.

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