fides facta

noun
fi·​des fac·​ta | \ ˌfēˌdāˈsfäktə \

Definition of fides facta

: a ceremony in Teutonic law required for the making of a binding contract except in cases of bailment and consisting of making faith with a gage and pledge

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History and Etymology for fides facta

Medieval Latin, literally, assurance given

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“Fides facta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fides%20facta. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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