noun, plural sur·e·ties.
- surf 'n' turf,
- surf and turf,
- surf bird
Origin of surety
Examples from the Web for surety
Against these he could inveigh with surety, at least, of an appreciative audience.Satan Sanderson|Hallie Erminie Rives
I bowed unto his worship reverentially, thinking of a surety he meant me, and returned my best thanks in set language.Citation and Examination of William Shakspeare|Walter Savage Landor
His name is Owen, the son of Urien, but I have none to send to tell him of my danger, or of a surety he would deliver me.'The Lilac Fairy Book|Andrew Lang
Of a surety she must read the signs of the approach of that momentous and beneficent event as clearly as he himself!The History of Sir Richard Calmady|Lucas Malet
He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth suretyship is sure.Woman: Man's Equal|Thomas Webster
noun plural -ties
Word Origin for surety
c.1300, from Old French seurté, from Latin securitatem (nominative securitas) "freedom from care or danger, safety, security," from securus (see secure). Until 1966, the French national criminal police department was the Sûreté nationale.