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Hypotarsi
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hypothec definitions

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (in Roman and Scottish law) a right established by law over property belonging to a debtor. Derivatives: hypothecary adj. Etymology: F hypothèque f. LL hypotheca f. Gk hupotheke deposit (as HYPO-, tithemi place)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Hypothec Hy*poth"ec, n. [F. hypoth[`e]que. See Hypotheca.] (Scot. Law) A landlord's right, independently of stipulation, over the stocking (cattle, implements, etc.), and crops of his tenant, as security for payment of rent.



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