pignoration definition

  • noun:
    • The work of pledging or pawning.
    • The taking of cattle doing harm, by way of pledge, until compensation is created.
    • The work of pledging or pawning.
    • The taking of cattle doing damage, by means of pledge, till satisfaction is made.
    • The act of pledging or pawning.
    • In civil law, the holding of cattle that have done damage as security till satisfaction is made. See pignus.
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