absolute delivery of deed
The simplest mode of delivering a deed is by manual transfer of it to the grantee, with the intention of relinquishing all control over the instrument and of passing title to the property. This delivery is defined as "absolute delivery," and undoubtedly it constitutes a consummation of the deed. 23 Am J2d Deeds § 91.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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