MEMORANDUM. Literally, to be remembered. It is an informal instrument
recording some fact or agreement, so called from its beginning, when it was
made in Latin. It is sometimes commenced with this word, though written in
English; as "Memorandum, that it is agreed," or it is headed with the words,
"Be it remembered that," &c. The term memorandum is also applied to the
clause of an instrument.
MEMORANDUM, insurance. A clause in a policy limiting the liability of the
insurer. Its usual form is as follows, namely, "N. B. Corn, fish, salt,
fruit, flour and seed, are warranted free from average, unless general, or
the ship be stranded: sugar, tobacco, hemp, flax, hides and skins, are
warranted free from average, under five percent; and all other goods, also
the ship and freight, are warranted free from average, under three percent
unless general, or the ship be stranded." Marsh. Ins.223; 5 N. S. 293; Id.
540; 4 N. S. 640; 2 L. R. 433; Id. 435.
To dream that you are making a memoranda
, denotes unfruitful business with little or no gain
, but much worry and distress
. To see others making memorandum in your dream
, signifies that you will be called upon to aid a person in need
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