Indian Evidence Act, 1872
98. Evidence as to meaning of illegible characters, etc.
Evidence may be given to show the meaning of illegible or not commonly intelligible characters, of foreign, obsolete, technical, local and provincial expressions, of abbreviations and of words used in a peculiar sense.
A, a sculptor, agrees to sell to B, "all my mods" A has both models and modeling tools. Evidence may be given to show which he meant to sell.