en·​cum·​branc·​er in-ˈkəm-brən(t)-sər How to pronounce encumbrancer (audio)
: one that holds an encumbrance

Word History

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of encumbrancer was in 1858

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Cite this Entry

“Encumbrancer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/encumbrancer. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Legal Definition


en·​cum·​branc·​er in-ˈkəm-brən-sər How to pronounce encumbrancer (audio)
: a person who holds an encumbrance
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