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Meaning of MORATORY

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mor"a*to*ry\, a. [L. moratorius delaying, fr. morari
to delay.]
Of or pertaining to delay; esp., designating a law passed, as
in a time of financial panic, to postpone or delay for a
period the time at which notes, bills of exchange, and other
obligations, shall mature or become due.

 

 

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