admiralty bond

noun

Definition of admiralty bond

: a bond furnished by vessel or cargo owners in admiralty proceedings as security for the payment of legal claims to other vessel or cargo owners

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of admiralty bond

1826, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About admiralty bond

Time Traveler for admiralty bond

Time Traveler

The first known use of admiralty bond was in 1826

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near admiralty bond

admiralty

admiralty bond

admiralty brass

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for admiralty bond

Cite this Entry

“Admiralty bond.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/admiralty%20bond. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Words You Should Know

  • hedgehog reading a book
  • Often used to describe “the march of time,” what does inexorable mean?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!