- a deed or document containing or constituting evidence of ownership.
Origin of title deed
First recorded in 1760–70
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Examples from the Web for title deed
It is of no use to possess the title-deed if one does not visit one's estate.Joyous Gard
Arthur Christopher Benson
Money is, therefore, correspondent in its nature to the title-deed of an estate.The Crown of Wild Olive
It is a title-deed to an inheritance, the inheritance of the saints in light.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Proverbs
R. F. Horton
That little paper which he guards so carefully is the title-deed.Daisy's Necklace
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Then what sending for the wise men who professed to explain the title-deed!
- a deed or document evidencing a person's legal right or title to property, esp real property
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