\wˈɒdsɛt], \wˈɒdsɛt], \w_ˈɒ_d_s_ɛ_t]\
Definitions of WADSET
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1910 - Black's Law Dictionary (2nd edition)
- 1908 - Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language
- 1895 - Glossary of terms and phrases
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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In Scotch law. The old term for a mortgage. A right by which lands or other heritable subjects are impignorated by the proprietor to his creditor in security of his debt. Wadsets are usually drawn in the form of mutual contracts, in which one parly sells the land, and the other grants the right of reversion. Ersk. Inst. 2, 8, 3.
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