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escrow

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es=crow

CIDE DICTIONARY

escrown. [OF. escroe, escroue, a roll of writings, bond. See Scroll.].
     A deed, bond, or other written engagement, delivered to a third person, to be held by him till some act is done or some condition is performed, and then to be by him delivered to the grantee.  Blackstone.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

escrow, n. & v. Law
--n.
1 money, property, or a written bond, kept in the custody of a third party until a specified condition has been fulfilled.
2 the status of this (in escrow).
--v.tr. place in escrow.

Etymology
AF escrowe, OF escroe scrap, scroll, f. med.L scroda f. Gmc

THESAURUS

escrow

bail, bond, earnest, earnest money, gage, handsel, hock, hostage, mainprise, pawn, pignus, pledge, recognizance, replevin, replevy, surety, token payment, undertaking, vadimonium, vadium

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