Definition of Figures

Artificial representations of a form, as in sculpture, drawing, or painting, especially the human body represented by art of any king. People v. Eastman, 89 Misc. 596, 152 N.Y.S. 314, 317.

Numerals; number symbols. They are either Roman, made with letters of the alphabet: e.g. "MDCCLXXVI”; or they are Arabic: e.g. "1776”.

That's the definition of Figures in Black's Law Dictionary 6th Edition. Courtesy of