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as in:  signed the deed

My grandmother deeded her home to my mother.
  a legal document indicating ownership of property
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deed deeds deeded deeding
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  • My grandmother deeded her home to my mother.
  • Has she signed the deed yet?
  • All three young negroes were deeded over into your grandmother’s name and the two girls worked around the house and lived there, as did Artiste who, however, was mainly hired out around the town to do chores for other families.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • So, Lallybroch—that’s what the folk that live there call it—was deeded to my father, but there was a clause in the deed stating that the land was to pass to my mother, Ellen’s, issue only.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander

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  • It’s even been deeded over to him.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • It was originally deeded as "Good Luck," but never quite lived up to the name.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • He did, in fact, die from the operation, but not before he had deeded Tiny Soderball his claim on Hunker Creek.
    Willa Cather  --  My Antonia
  • All of our property is free from mortgage, and is deeded to an undenominational board of trustees who have the control of the institution.
    Booker T. Washington  --  Up From Slavery: An Autobiography
  • By how much the good of what they did and deeded to us was cherished, nurtured and encouraged, by so much did the country and all of us gain.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • "He has deeded me the house," said Miss Love.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree

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  • …he had what Grandfather would have to admit was a good and valid claim, if not to the whole place which he alone had saved, as well as the lives of all the white people on it, at least to that portion of it which had been specifically described and deeded to him in the marriage settlement which he had entered in good faith, with no reservations as to his obscure origin and material equipment, while there had been not only reservation but actual misrepresentation on their part and…
    William Faulkner  --  Absalom, Absalom!
  • He filed on this land, and he deeded it to his boss.
    Louis L’Amour  --  The Broken Gun
  • It was too bad she hadn’t made it clear that day at the store that Grandpa deeded her the furniture, too.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • Remembering how Mama had laid on her bed crying just two days ago, so scared Miss Love would get willed the store, I wondered if she could stand it when she found out Pa’s house was already deeded over.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • First the document reminded us that the old Toy house and furnishings had been deeded over "to my beloved wife, Love Simpson Blakeslee" at the time of their marriage.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
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