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deed poll

  

      n     (Law)   a deed made by one party only, esp. one by which a person changes his name  
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deed  
      n  
1    something that is done or performed; act  
2    a notable achievement; feat; exploit  
3    action or performance, as opposed to words  
4      (Law)   a formal legal document signed, witnessed, and delivered to effect a conveyance or transfer of property or to create a legal obligation or contract  
      vb  
5    tr     (U.S. and Canadian)   to convey or transfer (property) by deed  
     (Old English ded; related to Old High German tat, Gothic gadeths; see do1)  


deed box  
      n   a lockable metal box for storing documents  
deed poll  
      n     (Law)   a deed made by one party only, esp. one by which a person changes his name  
title deed  
      n   a deed or document evidencing a person's legal right or title to property, esp. real property  
trust deed  
      n   a document that transfers the legal title to property to a trustee  

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deed

  
1    achievement, act, action, exploit, fact, feat, performance, reality, truth  
2      (Law)   contract, document, indenture, instrument, title, title deed, transaction  

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