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- n. A form of warranty, in Scots law, in which a person conveying property was held liable for any outstanding claims on the property
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The obligation by which a person, conveying a subject or a right, is bound to uphold that subject or right against every claim, challenge, or burden arising from circumstances prior to the conveyance; warranty.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Scots law, the obligation by which a party conveying a subject or right is bound to indemnify the grantee, dis-ponee, or receiver of the right in case of eviction, or of real claims or burdens being made effectual against the subject, arising out of obligations or transactions antecedent to the date of the conveyance; warranty.
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There were four men who were willing to give warrandice that their horses had turned with them and refused to pass the place.
"I have Rankeillor's word for it," said Mr. Balfour, "and I count that a warrandice against all deadly."
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'Never fear, I'se be caution for them; I'se gie you my personal warrandice.
No appearance of smoke, and absolute warrandice against my dreaded enemies, bugs.
'Never fear, I'se be caution for them -- I'se gie you my personal warrandice -- ten thousand a year! it dings Balmawhapple out and out -- a year's rent's worth a' Balmawhapple, fee and life-rent!
For it is not to be understood of itself that the owner, besides the use of the thing, which he has granted to the receiver, and the detriment that is inseparable from such use, also gives a guarantee or warrandice against all damage that may arise from such use.
‘Never fear, I’se be caution for them; I’se gie you my personal warrandice.