muniments


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mu·ni·ment

 (myo͞o′nə-mənt)
n.
1. often muniments Law Documentary evidence by which one can defend a title to property or a claim to rights.
2. Archaic A means of defense or protection.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Medieval Latin mūnīmentum, from Latin, defense, protection, from mūnīre, to fortify; see munition.]

muniments

(ˈmjuːnɪmənts)
pl n
1. (Law) law the title deeds and other documentary evidence relating to the title to land
2. archaic furnishings or supplies
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.muniments - deeds and other documentary evidence of title to land
title deed - a legal document proving a person's right to property
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
Translations

muniments

[ˈmjuːnɪmənts]
A. NPLdocumentos mpl (probatorios)
B. CPD muniments room Narchivos mpl

muniments

pl (Jur, form) → Urkunde f
References in classic literature ?
It is sufficient to know that the name to which I do myself the honour to refer, will ever be treasured among the muniments of our house (I allude to the archives connected with our former lodgers, preserved by Mrs.
Greg describes them in his edition of the Diary, which was supplemented by Greg's analysis of documents in the Alleyn-Henslowe Muniments.
110) What let the Oldambt farmers down was a lack of actual documentation to prove their autonomy from urban authority--and of course these original manuscripts had been transferred to the city muniments for storage before the floods.
3) The Hanson clan climbed nowhere near as far, but his book nevertheless survived as part of the Spencer/Stanhope family muniments.
The octagonal space was used as a kitchen until the mid-1940s and then became the cathedral's muniments and record office.
The antient Evidences and Muniments of the Church I found covered with dirt and dust; these to the amount of some Bushells, I cleaned, sorted and endorsed, and having tied them up in little bundels, they are now deposited in the old Exchequer, being a very convenient muniment room.
9) Finally, there are thirty muniments, all dated within the chronological range of the diary, but they are largely documents concerning lands in Dulwich.
In particular, Alexander shared (or at least indulged) his uncles antiquarian enthusiasms: Harbins notes of a visit he made to Combe Florey in 1734 to examine the muniments of the parish church are preserved in the Somerset county archives.
It was in the flowing substance of things limned by statistical reports on finance, commerce, capital, industry, railways, and agriculture, by provisions of constitutional law, and by the pages of statute books--prosaic muniments which show that the so-called civil war was in reality a Second American Revolution and in a strict sense, the First.
1) National Records of Scotland (NRS), Buccleuch Muniments, GD224/906/68, fo.
Other examples of her signature in this form--which she used up until 1498--can be found in Westminster Abbey Muniments, MS 12182 and TNA SC1/51/189.
The Fyvie muniments - the records of the Fyvie estate - reveal that Alexander Seton styled himself Lord Fyvie until he succeeded his lather as Third Earl of Dunfermline in May 1672.