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deed
used in Sycamore Row

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1  —1 use as in:
signed the deed
Definition
a legal document indicating ownership of property
  • He owned the eighty acres that was deeded by his wife to Cleon Hubbard, father of Seth.
    p. 423.5

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  • He gave her a few bucks and made her sign a deed to the eighty acres.
    p. 611.9
  • Ten years in the trenches and his office was still filled with wills and deeds and two-bit contract disputes, not one decent criminal case and no promising car wrecks.
    p. 10.0
  • Looks like Hubbard went to church, seemed fine, then drove back onto his property, took a stepladder and a rope and did the deed.
    p. 17.2
  • There's bound to be bank statements and land deeds and contracts, hell, I'll bet there's even a copy of the will, right here in the house."
    p. 48.2
  • In his younger days, when totally bored or hiding from Lucien, he spent hours poring over old deeds and grants as if some big deal was in the works.
    p. 53.8
  • The payback was sweet, and now the former hard-charging DA with statewide ambitions was stuck at home in Smithfield, an hour down the road, where he was rumored to be puttering around a small office on Main Street doing wills and deeds and no-fault divorces.
    p. 167.5
  • The first box was labeled "Real Estate," and it was filled with deeds, canceled mortgages, appraisals, tax bills, tax assessments, paid invoices from contractors, copies of checks written by Seth, and closing statements from lawyers.
    p. 181.5
  • He was often seen in the land records, digging through dusty old deed books late in the afternoon, like a detective searching for clues.
    p. 210.7
  • Lucien waved at a pile of debris on the table—files, copies of old deeds, notes.
    p. 315.8
  • I've dug through every deed book, all the way back to the early 1800s, and I've scoured every copy of the local newspapers from the day they started printing.
    p. 315.9
  • By a simple quitclaim deed, signed by Esther Rinds, not by her husband.
    p. 317.0
  • You still see his name on wills and deeds.
    p. 431.7
  • She spent hours in the deed books and land records searching for transactions over the past ten years.
    p. 462.6

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