What does AWARD, N mean?

AWARD, N meaning in Law Dictionary

The decision or dedication rendered by arbitrators or commissioners, or other exclusive or extrajudicial deciders, upon a controversy submitted in their mind ; also the writing or document embodying such decision. Halnon v. Ilalnon, 55 Vt 321; Henderson v. Beaton, 52 Tex. 43; Peters v. Peirce, 8 Mass. 398; Benjamin v. U. S., 29 Ct. CI. 417.