Excamb
Excamb Ex*camb", Excambie Ex*cam"bie, v. t. [LL. excambiare, excambire; L. ex out + cambire. See {Change}, and cf. {Exchange}.] (Scots Law) To exchange; -- used with reference to transfers of land. ||

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  • excamb — ex·camb …   English syllables

  • excamb — ekˈskam(b) verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English (Scots dialect) excamben, from Medieval Latin excambiare, probably modification of Old French eschangier to exchange more at exchange Scots law : exchange …   Useful english dictionary

  • Excambie — Excamb Ex*camb , Excambie Ex*cam bie, v. t. [LL. excambiare, excambire; L. ex out + cambire. See {Change}, and cf. {Exchange}.] (Scots Law) To exchange; used with reference to transfers of land. || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Excambion — NOTOC DefinitionExcambion (Scots law) : The exchange of land. The deed whereby this is effected is termed Contract of Excambion .There is an implied real warranty in this contract, so that if one portion is evicted or taken away on a superior… …   Wikipedia

  • Arbitration of exchange — exchange ex*change ([e^]ks*ch[=a]nj ), n. [OE. eschange, eschaunge, OF. eschange, fr. eschangier, F. [ e]changer, to exchange; pref. ex out + F. changer. See {Change}, and cf. {Excamb}.] 1. The act of giving or taking one thing in return for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bill of exchange — exchange ex*change ([e^]ks*ch[=a]nj ), n. [OE. eschange, eschaunge, OF. eschange, fr. eschangier, F. [ e]changer, to exchange; pref. ex out + F. changer. See {Change}, and cf. {Excamb}.] 1. The act of giving or taking one thing in return for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 'change — exchange ex*change ([e^]ks*ch[=a]nj ), n. [OE. eschange, eschaunge, OF. eschange, fr. eschangier, F. [ e]changer, to exchange; pref. ex out + F. changer. See {Change}, and cf. {Excamb}.] 1. The act of giving or taking one thing in return for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Escambio — Es*cam bi*o, n. [LL. escambium, excambium. See {Excamb}.] (Eng. Law) A license formerly required for the making over a bill of exchange to another over sea. Cowell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Excambion — Ex*cam bi*on, ||Excambium Ex*cam bi*um, n. [LL. excambium. See {Excamb}.] (Scots Law) Exchange; barter; used commonly of lands. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Excambium — Excambion Ex*cam bi*on, ||Excambium Ex*cam bi*um, n. [LL. excambium. See {Excamb}.] (Scots Law) Exchange; barter; used commonly of lands. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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