excambion


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excambion

(ɛksˈkæmbɪən)
n
an exchange, esp of land
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In this first extract, the process is a law suit (2) and the excambion is an exchange of land or property:
1) I did not think that they had resolv'd to push the appeal in the fishing Process, I suppose that was one of the motives for their desire about the excambion, which I have heard nothing further of
At times Cameron's legal training undermines his clarity, as he uses Scots legal jargon likely to mystify the general reader--"wrongeous intromissions," "contracts of excambion," and "deforcement" (197, 198, 256).