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

Word History


translation of Late Latin noxae deditio

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“Noxal surrender.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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