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Meaning of VADIUM

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Va"di*um\, n. [LL., from L. vas, vadis, bail.] (Law)
Pledge; security; bail. See {Mortgage}.

{Vadium vivum} [LL.] (Law), a living pledge, which exists
   where an estate is granted until a debt is paid out of its
   proceeds.

 

 

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