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Surety

SURETY, in law, the party liable under a contract of guarantee (q.v.). In criminal practice sureties bound by recognizance (q.v.) are a means of obtaining compliance with the order of a court of justice, whether to keep the peace or otherwise.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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