deed poll

noun \-ˈpōl\
plural deeds poll

Definition of DEED POLL

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

Origin of DEED POLL

1deed + poll, adjective, having the edges cut even rather than indented, from 2poll
First Known Use: 1574


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