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  • n. Plural form of muniment.

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  • n. deeds and other documentary evidence of title to land

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Examples

  • She seemed stumped by the legal term "muniments" - pronouncing it many times and asking twice for it to be used in a sentence.

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  • It was in 1376 that the Luttrells bought the castle from the Mohuns; and they hold it still; the old receipt for the purchase-money is still preserved in the castle hall, with various ancient and yellowing title-deeds, and a list of the "muniments" of the castle, made by

    Lynton and Lynmouth A Pageant of Cliff & Moorland

  • Certainly it was preserved with much care, as if one of the 'muniments' of the citizens.

    Ancient Town-Planning

  • She has fits with muniments, having to repeat it over and over again, and glancing nervously at the clock.

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  • Their descendants took the name of Charteris, as connecting themselves with their maternal ancestors, the ancient proprietors of the property, though the name of Thomas de Longueville was equally honoured amongst them; and the large two handed sword with which he mowed the ranks of war was, and is still, preserved among the family muniments.

    The Fair Maid of Perth

  • No documents have passed, no memoranda have been made, no minutes have been made, no entries and counter - entries appear in the official muniments.

    The Perils of Certain English Prisoners

  • 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. Micawber), with sentiments of personal esteem amounting to affection.

    David Copperfield

  • Some decorations and muniments there were which could not be procured even in Gaul, and these the pious founder determined to fetch from Rome; for which purpose, after he had formed the rule for his monastery, he made his fourth voyage to Rome, and returned loaded with more abundant spiritual merchandise than before.

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  • The great contest now in progress has taught us afresh the potency of those material agencies through which patriotic zeal must act, and we shall hereafter lack all good excuse for _not_ having the very best attainable system of producing, preserving, providing, and using whatever implements, supplies, and muniments our future may demand.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 74, December, 1863

  • The town records, the treasurer's accounts, and the muniments, etc., were safely removed to a house at the end of High-street.

    Recollections of Old Liverpool

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