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vadimōnium ī, n

1 vas, a promise of appearance secured by bail, bail-bond, bail, security, recognizance: vadimonium promittere: sine vadimonio disceditur: Aptius hae capiant vadimonia garrula cerae, i. e. legal forms, O.: res esse in vadimonium coepit, i. e. is to be duly tried: vadimonium tibi cum Quinctio nullum fuit, i. e. if you were under no bond to Quinctius to appear: vadimonium sistit, i. e. appears duly: Romam vadimoni causā venire: vadimonia deinde Irati faciunt, i. e. require bail of you, Iu.: differre, to postpone appearance: vadimonium imponere, exact bail, N.: vadimonium deserere, to forfeit one's recognizance: vadimonium missum facere, release the bail.

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