Definition of pone per vadium in US English:

pone per vadium

(also pone per vadios)

noun

Law
rare, historical
  • A writ requiring the sheriff to secure sureties for the appearance of the defendant.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Cowell (1554–1611), civil lawyer. From post-classical Latin pone per vadium from classical Latin pōne + per through + post-classical Latin vadium pledge.

Pronunciation

pone per vadium

/ˌpəʊneɪ pəː ˈvadɪəm/