noxal surrender


Definition of noxal surrender

: the surrender of a person or thing that has done damage to the damaged person in satisfaction of his damage or injury also : the right (as among the Romans and in medieval Europe) to make this surrender in full satisfaction of damages

History and Etymology for noxal surrender

translation of Late Latin noxae deditio

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“Noxal surrender.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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