- 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
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Historical Examples of tax title
Also he had sold his tax-title to the property for the sum of one hundred dollars.Shadow Mountain