deathbed deed

noun

Definition of deathbed deed

early Scots law
: a deed made after contracting a sickness that ended in death within 60 days after the date of granting and without such convalescence as is indicated by the grantor going unsupported to kirk or market

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“Deathbed deed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deathbed%20deed. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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