Pignoration Pig`no*ra"tion, n. [LL. pignoratio, L. pigneratio, fr. pignerate to pledge, fr. pignus, gen. -ous and -eris, a pledge, a pawn: cf. F. pignoration.] 1. The act of pledging or pawning. [1913 Webster]

2. (Civil Law) The taking of cattle doing damage, by way of pledge, till satisfaction is made. --Burrill. [1913 Webster]

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