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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A pledge or security; bail.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Pledge; security; bail. See mortgage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Scots law, a wad; a pledge or surety.

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