muniment

views updated

muniment document preserved as evidence of rights or privileges. XV. — (O)F. — L. mūnīmentum (in medL.) title-deed, f. munīre fortify, secure, earlier mœnīre, f. mœnia walls, ramparts, rel. to mūrus wall; see -MENT.

About this article

muniment

Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article Share Article