In the civil law, money or other valuable things given by the buyer to the seller, for the purpose of evidencing the contract; earnest money.
See arra
@ arrhae sponsalitix
were the earnest or present given by one betrothed to the other at the betrothal

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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