word of purchase

Legal Definition of word of purchase

: a word in a deed or will that shows who is to receive the estate usually used in pl. — compare word of limitation

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“Word of purchase.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/word%20of%20purchase. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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