He told briefly the details of the transaction; even the hypothecation of the Parsons bonds.
He raised money for immediate needs by hypothecation of the state securities.
Dettermain and Newson had declined to undertake the hypothecation of his annuity.
His credit was almost unlimited, and he could always raise as much money as he liked on an hypothecation of next year's wool.
1680s, from hypothecat-, past participle stem of Medieval Latin hypothecare, from Late Latin hypotheca, from Greek hypotheke "a deposit, pledge, mortgage," from hypo- "down" + tithenai "to put, place" (see theme). Related: Hypothecated; hypothecating; hypothecation.