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quit +‎ claim


quitclaim ‎(third-person singular simple present quitclaims, present participle quitclaiming, simple past and past participle quitclaimed)

  1. (transitive) To relinquish, release, or transfer a title, claim, or interest to another.
    • 1991, JD Gordon, "How Not to Succeed in Law School", Yale Law Journal, April
      I hereby give, grant, bargain, sell, release, convey, transfer, and quitclaim all my right, title, interest, benefit, and use whatever in, of, and concerning this chattel, otherwise known as an orange, or citrus orantium, together with all the appurtenances thereto of skin, pulp, pip, rind, seeds, and juice for his own use and behoof, to himself and his heirs in fee simple forever, free from all liens, encumbrances, easements, limitations, restraints, or conditions whatsoever, any and all prior deeds, transfers or other documents whatsoever.


quitclaim ‎(plural quitclaims)

  1. A renunciation of claims.
  2. A deed that is a renunciation of claims to a parcel of real property and a transfer of one's claims to another.

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