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Latin. An entrusting. n. Trust, confidence, faith, reliance, courage, assurance. - Civil law. A contract by which we sell a thing to some one, that is, transmit to him the property of the thing, with the solemn forms of emancipation, on condition that he will sell it back to us. This species of contract took place in the emancipation of children, in testaments, and in pledges. In Roman Law a transfer of title by mortgage with a provision for reconveyance upon payment of the debt.

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