Definition of "recognizances" [recognizances]

  • Plural form of recognizance. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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."