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  • Escambium — Latin term for an exchange of a particular legal kind related to *warranty. When a man paid *homage to a lord, the lord took on the obligation of defending the man whom he had seised and what he, the lord, had granted, i.e. with land or a… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • escambium — /askaembiyam/ An old English law term, signifying exchange …   Black's law dictionary

  • ad escambium ad valentiam — For exchange to the value …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Escambio — Es*cam bi*o, n. [LL. escambium, excambium. See {Excamb}.] (Eng. Law) A license formerly required for the making over a bill of exchange to another over sea. Cowell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Warranty — A pledge or guarantee. Legal obligation taken on by a lord when *homage had been made by a man on becoming seised of land or an estate. Homage incurred the obligation of protection, and should the lord fail in this, the warranty obliged the lord… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • escambio — ə̇ˈskambēˌō, eˈ noun ( s) Etymology: Medieval Latin, abl. of escambium, excambium exchange, from excambiare to exchange more at exchange : a license formerly required in English law for drawing a bill of exchange on a person overseas …   Useful english dictionary

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