subsuretyship

noun
sub·​sure·​ty·​ship

Legal Definition of subsuretyship

: the relation between two or more sureties who are bound to answer for the same duty where one has the whole duty of performance with respect to the other

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“Subsuretyship.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/subsuretyship. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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