deed of trust

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n deed of trust a written instrument legally conveying property to a trustee often used to secure an obligation such as a mortgage or promissory note
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Usage

In literature:

He has shed the blood of one who loved him well, and trusted him, and never did him wrong in word or deed.
"Barnaby Rudge" by Charles Dickens
I have some knowledge of the ways of your people, of their full words and empty deeds; but you I was fool enough to trust.
"The Trampling of the Lilies" by Rafael Sabatini
I will cut off a parcel of my farm and make a perpetual deed of it in the courts, to be held in trust forever.
"The Reign of Law" by James Lane Allen
There's no getting over that trust-deed, nor through it, nor round it, nor any way to the other side of it.
"M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur."" by G.J. Whyte-Melville
Said slaves, to be sold for the satisfaction of the debt secured in said Deed of Trust.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4" by American Anti-Slavery Society
Said slaves, to be sold for the satisfaction of the debt secured in said Deed of Trust.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society
I transmit to you herewith the deed of trust.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by James D. Richardson
Moreover, Mr. Luckstone drew up the deed of trust.
"The Substitute Prisoner" by Max Marcin
I trust, in very deed, that it were an unjust matter so to speak of Mistress Holland.
"All's Well" by Emily Sarah Holt
I trust to my own good deeds and the intercession of Amida Butsu.
"The Dragon Painter" by Mary McNeil Fenollosa
Benefactions should be noted; also the nature of the tenure of the parish school, with an intimation as to where the trust deed is kept.
"Churchwardens' Manual their duties, powers, rights, and privilages" by George Henry
I would sooner trust one of my winking owls to do a daring deed than you!
"Fairy Book" by Sophie May
Impossible to trust ourselves with the touching tale of your deeds and destinies.
"Shirley" by Charlotte Brontë
So called in a deed of trust dated 1766, "William Sewell Peruke Maker," and Elizabeth, his wife.
"Seaport in Virginia" by Gay Montague Moore
You have betray'd me by my too much trust; I never did this deed of rape and lust.
"A Select Collection of Old English Plays" by Robert Dodsley
My attorneys, Squeeze & Claw, will give you the Benson trust deeds on presentation of this.
"A Republic Without a President and Other Stories" by Herbert Ward
The executor or trustee is governed, as to the kinds of investments, by the directions of the will or deed of trust.
"Readings in Money and Banking" by Chester Arthur Phillips
About this time he made a deed of one-half of his property to his wife, in trust.
"Medical experts: Investigation of Insanity by Juries" by W. S. Thorne
The next pastor of the Church at Oundle was Mr. Daniel Goodrich; his name was inserted in the first trust deed of the Meeting House, in 1724.
"Memorials of the Independent Churches in Northamptonshire" by Thomas Coleman
I do not believe in giving a mortgage on yourself or a deed of trust for any purpose whatever.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 8 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Interviews" by Robert G. Ingersoll
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In poetry:

To do Thy will is more than praise,
As words are less than deeds,
And simple trust can find Thy ways
We miss with chart of creeds.
"Our Master" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Down the long roll of History will run
The story of these deeds, and speed his race
Beneath defeat more hotly to embrace
The noble cause and trust to another sun.
"The Century Of Garibaldi" by George Meredith
Her couch is in the ancestral tomb
With Putnam's honor'd dust,
The true in word, the bold in deed,
A bulwark in his Country's need,
A tower of strength and trust.
"Miss Elizabeth Brinley," by Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney

In news:

Federal courts in some other foreclosure cases have ruled MERS can start foreclosure proceedings as an agent for the noteholder, but those rulings apply in states with different deed-of-trust statutes.
Releases of deeds of trust, which are issued when homeowners pay off their mortgages by refinancing, selling their homes or paying them off, rose 54.4 percent year over year.
El Paso County Public Trustee Tom Mowle said his office released 4,196 Deeds of Trust in October, the highest monthly total since August 2009.
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