Vouching to warranty

Term for the process under which sellers of goods were required to provide assurances that their wares had been acquired honestly, thus protecting buyers against criminal charges should the goods prove to have been stolen. -
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Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

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  • Vouching — Vouch Vouch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vouched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vouching}.] [OE. vouchen, OF. vochier to call, fr. L. vocare to call, fr. vox, vocis, voice. See {Voice}, and cf. {Avouch}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To call; to summon. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vouching in — The practice whereby persons liable over to a defendant are brought into the action as parties of record having opportunity to defend. 30A Am J Rev ed Judgm § 417. Requesting one bound by a covenant of warranty to defend the title …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Team — Right of a lord to supervise the vouching for the quality of goods and the presenting of evidence of the right to sell presented goods. [OldEngl. getieman = to vouch to warranty] Cf. Toll and team; Vouching to warranty …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • téam — m ( es/ as) descendant, family, race, line; child bearing; brood; company, band; team (of horses, oxen, etc.); vouching to warranty, right of jurisdiction in matters of warranty …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • affidavit — Synonyms and related words: admission, affirmation, allegation, assertion, asseveration, attest, attestation, authority, authorization, averment, avouchment, avowal, bill, bill of complaint, bill of health, certificate, certificate of proficiency …   Moby Thesaurus

  • attestation — Synonyms and related words: admission, affidavit, affirmation, allegation, assertion, asseveration, attest, authentication, authority, authorization, averment, avouchment, avowal, backing, backing up, bearing out, bill of health, bolstering,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • certification — Synonyms and related words: John Hancock, OK, acceptance, affidavit, affirmance, affirmation, approbation, approval, ascertainment, assurance, attestation, authentication, authority, authorization, backing, backing up, bearing out, bill of health …   Moby Thesaurus

  • deposition — Synonyms and related words: admission, affidavit, affirmation, allegation, allocation, alluvion, alluvium, ash, assertion, asseveration, assignment, attest, attestation, authority, authorization, averment, avouchment, avowal, bill, bill of… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • notarized statement — Synonyms and related words: affidavit, affirmation, attestation, authority, authorization, bill of health, certificate, certificate of proficiency, certification, credential, deposition, diploma, navicert, note, sheepskin, statement under oath,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sworn statement — Synonyms and related words: admission, affidavit, affirmation, allegation, assertion, asseveration, attest, attestation, authority, authorization, averment, avouchment, avowal, bill of health, certificate, certificate of proficiency,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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