Cosureties
Cosurety Co*sure"ty (k?-sh?r"t?; 136), n.; pl. {Cosureties} (-t?z). One who is surety with another. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cosureties — n. participation in a security bond …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cosureties — Joint sureties; two or more sureties on the same obligation. 50 Am J1st Surety § 4 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Cosurety — Co*sure ty (k? sh?r t?; 136), n.; pl. {Cosureties} ( t?z). One who is surety with another. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • benefit — ben·e·fit n 1: something that provides an advantage or gain; specif: an enhancement of property value, enjoyment of facilities, or increase in general prosperity arising from a public improvement general benefit: a benefit to the community at… …   Law dictionary

  • beneficium divisionis — The right of division, the civil law right of a surety who had been compelled to pay to exact pro rata contribution from his cosureties …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • beneficium divisionis — də̇ˌwēsēˈōnə̇s, də̇ˌvizhēˈō noun Etymology: Late Latin, right of division Roman, civil, & Scots law : the right of a surety sued by a creditor to compel the creditor also to sue the cosureties; also : the right of such surety to be held liable… …   Useful english dictionary

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