In the civil law. Of good faith; in good faith. This is a more frequent form than bona fide. Bonae fidei contracts. In civil and Scotch law. Those contracts in which equity may interpose to correct inequalities, and to adjust all matters according to the plain intention of the parties. 1 Karnes, Eq. 200. Bonae fidei emptor. A purchaser in good faith. One who either was ignorant that the thing he bought belonged to another or supposed that the seller had a right to sell it. Dig. 50, 16, 109. See Id. 6, 2, 7, 11. Bonae fidei possessor. A possessor in good faith. One who believes that no other person has a better right to the possession than himself. Mackeld. Rom. Law, 243. Bona fidei possessor in id tantum quod sese pervenerit tenetur. A possessor in good faith is only liable for that which he himself has obtained. 2 Inst 285.