deed indented

Same as deed of indenture.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • deed — A conveyance of realty; a writing signed by grantor, whereby title to realty is transferred from one to another. National Fire Ins. Co. v. Patterson, 170 Okl. 593, 41 P.2d 645, 647. A written instrument, signed, and delivered, by which one person …   Black's law dictionary

  • Deed — For the British cargo ship, see SS Deed. Property law …   Wikipedia

  • Deed poll — (Law) A deed of one part, or executed by only one party, and distinguished from an indenture by having the edge of the parchment or paper cut even, or polled as it was anciently termed, instead of being indented. Burrill. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deed poll — ► NOUN English Law ▪ a legal deed made and executed by one party only, especially to formalize a change of a person s name. ORIGIN so named because the parchment was ‘polled’ or cut even, not indented as in the case of a deed made by two parties …   English terms dictionary

  • Deed poll — A deed poll (plural: deeds poll) is a legal document binding only to a single person or several persons acting jointly to express an active intention. It is, strictly speaking, not a contract because it binds only one party and expresses an… …   Wikipedia

  • deed — n. & v. n. 1 a thing done intentionally or consciously. 2 a brave, skilful, or conspicuous act. 3 actual fact or performance (kind in word and deed; in deed and not in name). 4 Law a written or printed document often used for a legal transfer of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • deed poll — A deed made in one part and signed only by the grantor. It took its name from the fact that the edges were smooth and polled or shaven, as distinguished from a deed which was indented and in two parts. When such a deed is accepted by the grantee …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • deed poll — [16] Contrary to what the term’s modern pronunciation might seem to suggest, with the main stress on its first element rather than its second, a deed poll is a sort of deed, not a sort of poll. It originally referred to a legal document made and… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • deed poll — noun English Law a legal deed made and executed by one party only, especially to formalize a change of a person s name. Origin C16: so named because the parchment was ‘polled’ or cut cleanly, not indented at the edges as in the case of a deed… …   English new terms dictionary

  • deed poll — [16] Contrary to what the term’s modern pronunciation might seem to suggest, with the main stress on its first element rather than its second, a deed poll is a sort of deed, not a sort of poll. It originally referred to a legal document made and… …   Word origins

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