1. A collateral relative. Ayliffe.
2. Collateral security; that which is pledged or deposited as collateral security.
1. Side by side; by the side.
These pulleys . . . placed collaterally.
2. In an indirect or subordinate manner; indirectly.
The will hath force upon the conscience collaterally and indirectly.
3. In collateral relation; not lineally.
(Col*lat"er*al*ness), n. The state of being collateral.
(Col*la"tion) n. [OE. collacioun speech, conference, reflection, OF. collacion, F. collation, fr.
L. collatio a bringing together, comparing, fr. collatum (used as the supine of conferre); col- + latium
(used as the supine of ferre to bear), for tlatum. See Tolerate, v. t.]
1. The act of collating or comparing; a comparison of one copy er thing (as of a book, or manuscript)
with another of a like kind; comparison, in general. Pope.
2. (Print.) The gathering and examination of sheets preparatory to binding.
3. The act of conferring or bestowing. [Obs.]
Not by the collation of the king . . . but by the people.
4. A conference. [Obs.] Chaucer.
5. (Eccl. Law) The presentation of a clergyman to a benefice by a bishop, who has it in his own gift.
6. (Law) (a) The act of comparing the copy of any paper with its original to ascertain its conformity.
(b) The report of the act made by the proper officers.