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  • n. Plural form of surety.


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  • The argument, that the husband may be bound by sureties, is useless: suppose what Mr Norton affirmed were true, and that the woman could not get a surety?

    English Laws for Women in the Nineteenth Century

  • And these authors conditional are generally called sureties, in Latin, fidejussores and sponsores; and particularly for debt, praedes and for appearance before a judge or magistrate, vades.

    Leviathan, or, The matter, forme, & power of a common-wealth ecclesiasticall and civill

  • They are {114} called 'sureties' because they give security to the Church that the child shall be virtuously brought up;

    The Worship of the Church and The Beauty of Holiness

  • In the second instance, it was secured through the influence of certain "sureties"; and in the third, "at the intercession of the bishops of Ireland with the coarb of Patrick, Mael Maedoc Ua Morgair"

    St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh

  • The directive is expected to include further measures, such as sureties against damage.

    Gates of Vienna

  • "bricks and mortar" of a country estate in Suffolk, England and demanding that more people, known as "sureties" under the British legal system, be held liable for his whereabouts What's News US

  • Perhaps it was too much temperament that made them turn from the commonplace and humdrum to find relief in the lying and fantastic sureties of John

    Chapter 21

  • First additional sessions judge K Sampath granted the transgenders and doctor Nagannan of Kadapa in Andhra Pradesh, and asked them to execute a personal bond for Rs 10,000 and furnish two sureties each for a like sum.

    Doctor implicated in enforced surgery in India granted bail

  • The conditions include a bar on visiting the telecom department without the court's prior permission and posting two sureties of 300,000 rupees $5,780 each.

    India Court Grants Bail to Chandolia

  • And we have seen that to Angus McMillan in particular William managed to find himself powerfully indebted, long before he owned the freehold of Kilmany Park or he was rich enough to pay his own sureties.

    Archive 2009-03-01


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