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abstract of title

noun, Law.
1.
an outline history of the title to a parcel of real estate, showing the original grant, subsequent conveyances, mortgages, etc.
Also called brief of title.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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abstract of title

noun
1.
(property law) a summary of the ownership of land, showing the original grant, conveyances, and any incumbrances
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