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deed poll

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noun \-ˈpōl\

Definition of deed poll

plural

deeds poll

British

  1. :  a deed (as to change one's name) made and executed by only one party



Origin and Etymology of deed poll

1deed + poll, adjective, having the edges cut even rather than indented, from 2poll


First Known Use: 1574


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