What is HANDBOROW?

In Saxon law. A hand pledge; a name given to the nine pledges in adecennary or friborg; the tenth or chief, being called “hcadboroic” (q. v.) So called asbeing an inferior pledge to the chief. Spelman.

More On This Topic



Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of HANDBOROW helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Written and fact checked by The Law Dictionary