noun, plural deeds poll. Law.
a deed signed and executed only by the grantor.
The Unofficial Language Of Negotiation
Your word choice can make or break a deal. Learn how these idioms can help with your next negotiation.
Whoosis? Take The Word of the Day Quiz!
Get your brain ready for this serotinal WOTD quiz. We know you’re ready to fossick answers—and no gramarye should be required. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite word in the poll below! And when you have your results, tell us how you did on Facebook or Twitter. If the quiz doesn’t display, please try opening in the Chrome browser.
Origin of deed poll
First recorded in 1580–90
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for deed poll
Historical Examples of deed poll
The appointment was by deed-poll, and strictly in accordance with the powers of the settlement.Mary Anerley
R. D. Blackmore
law a deed made by one party only, esp one by which a person changes his name
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012