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trust deed

  1. a written instrument legally conveying property to a trustee, such as a bank, often for the purpose of securing a mortgage or promissory note.
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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

Historical Examples

  • 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."

    G.J. Whyte-Melville

British Dictionary definitions for deed of trust

trust deed

  1. a document that transfers the legal title to property to a trustee
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