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chartulary (ˈtʃɑːtjʊlərɪ)

noun plural -laries
  1. law
    1. a collection of charters or records, esp relating to the title to an estate or monastery
    2. any place where records are kept

Word Origin for cartulary

C16: from Medieval Latin cartulārium, from Latin chartula a little paper, from charta paper; see card 1
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