What does the word arbitrament mean?

Usage examples for arbitrament

  1. I said that I was quite willing to leave the whole matter to the arbitrament of the people. – A Son of the Immortals by Louis Tracy
  2. The proposal to him to accept the designation for the performance of this friendly office will be made at an early day, and the United States, relying upon the justice of their cause, will cheerfully commit the arbitrament of it to a prince equally distinguished for the independence of his spirit, his indefatigable assiduity to the duties of his station, and his inflexible personal probity. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
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