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.
The octagonal space was used as a kitchen until the mid-1940s and then became the cathedral's muniments and record office.
9) Finally, there are thirty muniments, all dated within the chronological range of the diary, but they are largely documents concerning lands in Dulwich.
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.
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.
failed to establish for the private citizen the muniments of freedom
During the civil war the window was taken out just in time and buried in an early oak muniments chest and then restored and put back in place in more peaceful times.
9) Letter from Susan, Duchess of Hamilton, from London, 14 March 1842, to her husband at Hamilton Palace, National Register of Archives (Scotland), Hamilton Muniments, Survey No.
The Preface to Lyrical Ballads, by this fable, defines poems as prose's property; but the poems themselves resist, and "We are Seven" is the leader of this peasant revolt and (well, not really) burning of the muniments.
The church's 26-year-old online editor updated the latest internet craze on her laptop as she watched the event sitting 20ft above poets' corner in the historic Muniments room.
Warner, Catalogue of the Manuscripts and Muniments of Alleyn's College of God's Gift at Dulwich (London: Spottiswoode, 1881), 234-35.