from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- 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.
Latin escambium, excambium. See excamb. (Wiktionary)