Definition of "recognizances" [recognizances]

  • (noun) Plural form of recognizance.

Use "recognizances" in a sentence

  • "Mr. Pearson paid the fine at once, and entered into the recognizances. —"
  • "His Honor concluded a long and severe lecture to the defendant by inflicting a fine of £50, ordering him to enter into his own recognizances of £10 to keep the peace for twelve months towards Mr. Desailly, and to be imprisoned until the fine be paid."
  • "He was then released on false recognizances and skipped out on his fake identification."

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