noun vad·i·mo·ni·um \ˌvadəˈmōnēəm\

Definition of vadimonium



  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of vadimonium

Latin, from vad-, vas bail, pledge, security — more at wed

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to cast off or become cast off

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