- Conveyance Con*vey"ance (k[o^]n*v[=a]"ans), n.
1. The act of conveying, carrying, or transporting; carriage.
2. The instrument or means of carrying or transporting anything from place to place; the vehicle in which, or means by which, anything is carried from one place to another; as, stagecoaches, omnibuses, etc., are conveyances; a canal or aqueduct is a conveyance for water. [1913 Webster]
These pipes and these conveyances of our blood. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
4. (Law) The act by which the title to property, esp. real estate, is transferred; transfer of ownership; an instrument in writing (as a deed or mortgage), by which the title to property is conveyed from one person to another. [1913 Webster]
[He] found the conveyances in law to be so firm, that in justice he must decree the land to the earl. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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