meaning of AVAIL OF MARRIAGE

AVAIL OF MARRIAGE meaning in Law Dictionary

In feudal law. Suitable of relationship, that your lord or guardian in chivalry had of disposing of his infant ward in matrimony. A guardian In socage had also similar right, although not attended with similar benefit. 2 Bl. Comm. 88. In Scotch law. A specific amount due by the heir of a deceased ward vassal, when the heir became of marriageable age. Ersk. Inst. 2, 5, 18.