back bond

noun

Definition of back bond

Scots law
: an instrument by which one apparently taking as absolute owner under another instrument acknowledges being only a trustee or mortgagee

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First Known Use of back bond

circa 1645, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for back bond

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“Back bond.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/back%20bond. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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