Escambio

Escambio Es*cam"bi*o, n. [LL. escambium, excambium. See {Excamb}.] (Eng. Law) A license formerly required for the making over a bill of exchange to another over sea. --Cowell. [1913 Webster]

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  • escâmbio — s. m. 1. Câmbio. 2. Permuta; troca; desconto. • Sinônimo geral: ESCAMBO …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • escambio — es·cam·bio …   English syllables

  • escambio — /askaembiyow/ In old English law, a writ of exchange. A license in the shape of a writ, formerly granted to an English merchant to draw a bill of exchange on another in foreign parts …   Black's law dictionary

  • escambio — Exchange; a writ to authorize the drawing of bills of exchange on persons who are in a foreign country …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • escambio — ə̇ˈskambēˌō, eˈ noun ( s) Etymology: Medieval Latin, abl. of escambium, excambium exchange, from excambiare to exchange more at exchange : a license formerly required in English law for drawing a bill of exchange on a person overseas …   Useful english dictionary

  • escambio monetae — See de escambio monetae …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Veteri Escambio —    See Old Change …   Dictionary of London

  • de escambio monetae — /diy asksembiyow maniytiy/ A writ of exchange of money. An ancient writ to authorize a merchant to make a bill of exchange (literas cambitorias facere) …   Black's law dictionary

  • de escambio monetae — A writ to secure authority for drawing a bill of exchange …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Old Change —    South out of Cheapside, at No.10, to Knightrider Street (P.O. Directory). In Farringdon Ward Within, Bread Street and Castle Baynard Wards.    First mention: Old Change, 1293 4 (Ct. H.W. I. 111).    Other names and forms: la Chaunge, 1297 8… …   Dictionary of London

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