- a written instrument legally conveying property to a trustee, such as a bank, often for the purpose of securing a mortgage or promissory note.
Origin of trust deed
First recorded in 1745–55
Also called deed of trust.
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Examples from the Web for deed of trust
There's no getting over that trust-deed, nor through it, nor round it, nor any way to the other side of it.M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur."
- a document that transfers the legal title to property to a trustee