Joint and several
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|(Law)||a phrase signifying that the debt, credit, obligation, etc., to which it is applied is held in such a way that the parties in interest are engaged both together and individually thus a joint and several debt is one for which all the debtors may be sued together or either of them individually; used especially in the phrase |
See also: Joint
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.