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mechanic's lien


noun

a lien secured on property, as an automobile, building, or the like, by the contractor who has repaired or built it, in order to ensure payment for labor and materials.

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mecca balsam, meccano, mech., mechan-, mechanic, mechanic's lien, mechanical, mechanical advantage, mechanical alternation, mechanical antidote, mechanical bank
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