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  • n. A form of warranty, in Scots law, in which a person conveying property was held liable for any outstanding claims on the property

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The obligation by which a person, conveying a subject or a right, is bound to uphold that subject or right against every claim, challenge, or burden arising from circumstances prior to the conveyance; warranty.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Scots law, the obligation by which a party conveying a subject or right is bound to indemnify the grantee, dis-ponee, or receiver of the right in case of eviction, or of real claims or burdens being made effectual against the subject, arising out of obligations or transactions antecedent to the date of the conveyance; warranty.

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