An earnest earnest cash money compensated to bind a steal
- money provided by a buyer to a seller to bind a contract
- An earnest; earnest money; money compensated to bind a bargain.
Name Origin: Hebrew
Name Gender: Male
Earnest. Used in Yorkshire within the term "Aries-penny." Cowell. In Scotland it offers exactly the same signification. Bell.
(n. pl.) An earnest; serious money; money compensated to bind a bargain.
The Statuta Ecclesiae Antigua (falsely called the Canons of the Fourth Council of Carthage in 397), a Gallican collection, originating in the province of Arles at the beginning of the 6th century, mentions the acolyte, but does not give, as in the case of the other orders, any form for the ordination.