Definitions

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  • n. A licence formerly required for the making over a bill of exchange to another person overseas.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A license formerly required for the making over a bill of exchange to another over sea.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In English law, a writ formerly granted to merchant s to empower them to draw bills of exchange on persons beyond the sea.

Etymologies

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Latin escambium, excambium. See excamb.

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