Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who is engaged in the business of conveyancing.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Law) One whose business is to draw up conveyances of property, as deeds, mortgages, leases, etc.
- n. a lawyer who specializes in the business of conveying properties
- conveyance + -er (Wiktionary)
“Why, by business he is what is called a conveyancer; that is to say, he is a lawyer by inspiration.”
“Accompanying him in this is Browne as a jovial, if slightly dodgy "conveyancer", a procurer of rare, or in fact any, items.”
“However, if there is a mortgage on the flat and/or your home, the lender is likely to insist you use a professional conveyancer to carry out the transfer of ownership.”
“He gave the chief conveyancer his most charming smile, and vanished as quickly as a pricked bubble.”
“Poised to plead an emergency—the chief conveyancer would talk all day—Carmine propped.”
““Ebenezer Curzon had owned and farmed fifty acres of Carew,” said the chief conveyancer to Carmine, delighted to have a captive audience.”
“Faced with such a situation, it pays to let a solicitor or licensed conveyancer take care of all the legal and administrative work associated with buying a house.”
“Afternoon, weather cleared, S-H called upon Richard Halpern, conveyancer, regarding lease of property in Mount Street.”
“Id just started with the firm as a junior conveyancer, but I remember the sale.”
“[Return to the letter] 2 Robert Skynner was a conveyancer, whose home address was 42 Mortimer Street, Cavendish Square (Letters, ii. 90n3).”
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