Fidejussion

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Fidejussion (Civil Law) The act or state of being bound as surety for another; suretyship.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n fidejussion In law, suretyship; the act of being bound as surety for another.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. fidejussio, from fidejubere, to be surety or bail; fides, faith + jubere, to order: cf. F. fidéjussion,