Attornment : Definition


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Definitions of Attornment

Pronunciation : At*torn"ment
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [OF. attornement, LL. attornamentum. See Attorn.] (Law)
Definition : Defn: The act of a feudatory, vassal, or tenant, by which he consents, upon the alienation of an estate, to receive a new lord or superior, and transfers to him his homage and service; the agreement of a tenant to acknowledge the purchaser of the estate as his landlord. Burrill. Blackstone.

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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