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  • n. Plural form of recognizance.


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  • Mr. Pearson paid the fine at once, and entered into the recognizances. —

    The Trial of William Pearson

  • His Honor concluded a long and severe lecture to the defendant by inflicting a fine of £50, ordering him to enter into his own recognizances of £10 to keep the peace for twelve months towards Mr. Desailly, and to be imprisoned until the fine be paid.

    The Trial of William Pearson

  • He was then released on false recognizances and skipped out on his fake identification.

    Stupid Is As Stupid Does « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • They were all released on their own recognizances while investigations continued into allegations that a car belonging to a

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Ridpath failed to appear, as ordered, in April, his recognizances were escheated, and a reward offered for his discovery; but he had fled to Scotland, and from thence to Holland.

    The Journal to Stella

  • They were released on their own recognizances pending further investigation.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • They were released on their own recognizances pending further investigations.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The nine accused, who are out on their own recognizances, were ordered by the magistrate HP Oosthuizen to appear in court again on

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In addition, offenders, who were often petty alehouse-keepers operating shovel-boards or ninepins on their premises, might be required to enter into recognizances of as much as £4 or £5.

    Wrong Side of the River: London's disreputable South Bank in the sixteenth and seventeenth century. Jessica A. Browner

  • He may also order a person to give recognizances with or without sureties in an amount not exceeding R1 000 for a period not exceeding three months as guarantee that he will maintain peace and refrain from disturbing the peaceful relations by means of public violence and intimidation.

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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