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tax title

noun, Law.
a title, acquired by the purchaser at a forced sale of property for nonpayment of taxes.
Origin of tax title
1825-35, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Also he had sold his tax-title to the property for the sum of one hundred dollars.

    Shadow Mountain Dane Coolidge

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