tax title

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noun Law.

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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Examples from the Web for tax title

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

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