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.