noun, plural bot·tom·ries. Marine Law.
- bottom-up programming,
- bottomless pit,
- bottoms up,
- bottomset bed,
- botts dots,
Origin of bottomry
Examples from the Web for bottomry
Amongst these in all cases are found claims for salvage, wages, bottomry under certain restrictions, and necessaries.
Would you have men oratorical over a bottomry bond, Demosthenic about an action of trespass on the case, or a rule to compute?
Money advanced on bottomry is not liable in England for general average losses.
The bottomry contract in Denmark, Sweden, and the north of Germany.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
A bottomry bond gives no remedy to the lenders against the owners of the ship or cargo personally.