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Title deed   /tˈaɪtəl did/   Listen
Title deed

A legal document proving a person's right to property.

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"Title deed" Quotes from Famous Books

... name stands at the head of this narrative, came directly from this stronghold of Slavery. The widow Pipkins held the title deed for Jefferson. She was unfortunate in losing him, as she was living in ease and luxury off of Jefferson's sweat and labor. Louisa, Harriet and Grace owed service to Geo. Stewart of Baltimore; Edward was owned by Chas. Moondo, and Chas. ...
— The Underground Railroad • William Still

... effect an entrance into the room. He knew that there was a clause in the title deeds to the house which made the express stipulation that no owner should ever permit the corner room to be opened. There was discussion among the guests as to whether such a clause in a title deed could be binding for several hundred years, and many doubted its validity at any time. But most of them understood why Madame Wolff did not wish any investigation, even should any of those present have sufficient ...
— The Continental Classics, Volume XVIII., Mystery Tales • Various

... an inch until marster says so," said Polly. "Wonder who's the best title deed here? Warn't I here long afore you come ...
— Homestead on the Hillside • Mary Jane Holmes

Words linked to "Title deed" :   law, jurisprudence, title, deed, muniments, deed of conveyance

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