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. (12) These additional documents confirm Langworth's position within the Henslowe-Alleyn circle and reveal a relationship between Alleyn and Arthur Langworth's son John.
(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.
(8) In the corpus of the Linguistic Atlas of Older Scots I found three further instances in legal texts where sail is joined onto happin dating from the years 1459 (Duntreath Muniments), 1490 (Lennox Charters and Letters) and 1498 (Morton Papers).
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.
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.
(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.
"The Muniments of Edmund de Mortimer, Third Earl of March, Concerning His Liberty of Trim." Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 60C7 (May 1932): 312-55.
Of particular interest to social and economic historians will be Ellen O'Flaherty's essay on Trinity College Dublin in 1712 (as seen through the prism of the college muniments), in which she profiles the student body and considers the evidence for building work and the general finances of the college.