juratory caution


Definition of juratory caution

1 Scots law : a security consisting of a sworn inventory and pledge of the goods of the affiant
2 admiralty law : a suit in forma pauperis

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History and Etymology for juratory caution

probably translation of French caution juratoire, translation of Late Latin cautio juratoria

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“Juratory caution.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/juratory%20caution. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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