RESPONDENTIA

RESPONDENTIA

respondentia (ree-spon-den-shee-[schwa] or res-pon-). [Law Latin fr. Latin respondere ¡°to answer¡±] A loan secured by the cargo on one’s ship rather than the ship itself. Cf. BOTTOMRY. [Cases: Shipping 88. C.J.S. Shipping ¡ì 221.]
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