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hypothecary

[hahy-poth-i-ker-ee, hi-]
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  1. of or relating to a hypothec.
  2. created or secured by a hypothec.
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Origin of hypothecary

First recorded in 1650–60; hypothec + -ary
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  • The governor also said that it would pay in Chilln to found a hypothecary agricultural bank.

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