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deed poll

[pohl] /poʊl/
noun, plural deeds poll. Law.
a deed signed and executed only by the grantor.
Origin of deed poll
1580-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The appointment was by deed-poll, and strictly in accordance with the powers of the settlement.

    Mary Anerley R. D. Blackmore
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deed poll

(law) a deed made by one party only, esp one by which a person changes his name
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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