Definition of Deed poll
1. Noun. A deed made and executed by only one party.
Definition of Deed poll
1. Noun. (legal) A deed relating only to one party, distinguished from an indenture by having the edge of the paper cut evenly, or "polled", rather than being indented. ¹
2. Noun. (legal UK Ireland) A deed that effects a change of an individual's name. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Lexicographical Neighbors of Deed Poll
Literary usage of Deed poll
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"Hence, where the claimant of the warrant was unable to show his deed poll, he might recover by showing that he paid the purchase money; that the warrantee, ..."
2. A Treatise on the American Law of Landlord and Tenant by John Neilson Taylor (1887)
"Grantee in Deed-poll not liable in ... —No action of covenant can be maintained under a deed-poll against a lessee claiming title to the estate, ..."
3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Exchequer and by Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Roger Meeson, William Newland Welsby, John Innes Clark Hare, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, Horace Binney Wallace (1838)
"... that true it is the said ship or vessel, and the premises in the said deed-poll mentioned, before the sealing and delivery of the said deed-poll, ..."
4. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"The way never having been used by the plaintiff or her grantors for the purposes specified by the deed poll, and such nonuser having existed for more than ..."
5. A Treatise on the Law of Estoppel and Its Application in Practice by Melville Madison Bigelow (1890)
"Grantee in Deed-Poll: In Indenture.: Mutuality. In case the instrument be a deed-poll, that is, the deed of the grantor only, the doctrine that the parties ..."
6. A General Abridgment of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested Under Proper by Charles Viner (1793)
"I. Д, deed-poll is that which is plain without any indenting; ... it is cut even or polled : every deed that is pleaded (hall be intended to be a deed-poll^ ..."
7. Institutes of Common and Statute Law by John Barbee Minor (1877)
"Character of a deed poll. It is a deed where the stipulation is ... Whence the Designation of a deed poll. A deed poll owes its designation to the fact that ..."