abstract of title

noun phrase

Definition of abstract of title

: a summary statement of the successive conveyances and other facts on which a title to a piece of land rests

First Known Use of abstract of title

1797, in the meaning defined above

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“Abstract of title.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abstract%20of%20title. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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: a summary statement of the successive conveyances and other facts on which a title to a piece of land rests

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