to acknowledge the relation of a tenant to a new landlord.
to turn over to another; transfer.
- at·torn·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for attorn
law to acknowledge a new owner of land as one's landlord
feudal history to transfer allegiance or do homage to a new lord
- attornment, noun
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