vad·i·mo·ni·um | \ ˌvadəˈmōnēəm\
plural vadimonia\ -ēə \
Definition of vadimonium
: any of several legal pledges or securities: such as
a : a contract of suretyship in Roman and civil law used in sales to secure the payment of the purchase price
b : a bond or pledge in early English law for appearance before a judge on a certain day
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