tax title

  1. a title, acquired by the purchaser at a forced sale of property for nonpayment of taxes.

Origin of tax title

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35

Words Nearby tax title Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use tax title in a sentence

  • Also he had sold his tax-title to the property for the sum of one hundred dollars.

    Shadow Mountain | Dane Coolidge
  • They met the Cheyennes, always ambitious to acquire tax title of the plains to such valuable property as this.

    The Way to the West | Emerson Hough