Definition of Trust deed

1. Noun. A written instrument legally conveying property to a trustee often used to secure an obligation such as a mortgage or promissory note.

Exact synonyms: Deed Of Trust
Generic synonyms: Instrument, Legal Document, Legal Instrument, Official Document
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law

Definition of Trust deed

1. Noun. (legal) A deed conveying property to a trustee, for some specific use. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trust Deed

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trust account
trust busting
trust company
trust corporation
trust deed (current term)
trust deeds
trust fall
trust falls
trust fund
trust funds
trust territories
trust territory

Literary usage of Trust deed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"The debt secured in the trust deed to Hancock has not been satisfied. ''Upon the foregoing findings of fact the court doth adjudge that the restraining ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1901)
"On the 29th of September, Sweet and wife executed another trust-deed to Charles T. Davis to secure the pav- ment of six promissory notes to Augustus Davis ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"It appears that the trust deed to Martin and Lynch was executed on the 9th ... It was found that the plaintiff had a perfect title when the trust deed was ..."

4. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"Another form gf conveyance for the purpose of securing payment of money is the deed of trust or trust deed. There are really two forms of this. ..."

5. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1908)
"In 1896 that bank failed, and the - note and trust deed were among the assets J3 of the bank in the hands of the receiver • appointed by the'Comptroller of ..."

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