deed poll definition

  • noun:
    • A deed relating only to one party, distinguished from an indenture with the side of the paper slice uniformly, or "polled", as opposed to being indented.
    • A deed that results a change of your name.
    • a deed made and executed by only 1 party
  • others:
    • A deed of just one part, or executed by only 1 party, and distinguished from an indenture by having the edge of the parchment or paper slice even, or polled because it had been anciently termed, as opposed to becoming indented.

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