fides facta

noun fi·des fac·ta \ˌfēˌdāˈsfäktə\

Definition of fides facta

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of fides facta

Medieval Latin, literally, assurance given

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