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 for In deed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Deed \Deed\, n. [AS. d[=ae]d; akin to OS. d[=a]d, D. & Dan.
     daad, G. that, Sw. d[*a]d, Goth. d[=e]ds; fr. the root of do.
     See Do, v. t.]
     1. That which is done or effected by a responsible agent; an
        act; an action; a thing done; -- a word of extensive
        application, including, whatever is done, good or bad,
        great or small.
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              And Joseph said to them, What deed is this which ye
              have done?                            --Gen. xliv.
                                                    15.
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              We receive the due reward of our deeds. --Luke
                                                    xxiii. 41.
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              Would serve his kind in deed and word. --Tennyson.
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     2. Illustrious act; achievement; exploit. "Knightly deeds."
        --Spenser.
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              Whose deeds some nobler poem shall adorn. --Dryden.
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     3. Power of action; agency; efficiency. [Obs.]
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              To be, both will and deed, created free. --Milton.
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     4. Fact; reality; -- whence we have indeed.
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     5. (Law) A sealed instrument in writing, on paper or
        parchment, duly executed and delivered, containing some
        transfer, bargain, or contract.
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     Note: The term is generally applied to conveyances of real
           estate, and it is the prevailing doctrine that a deed
           must be signed as well as sealed, though at common law
           signing was formerly not necessary.
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     Blank deed, a printed form containing the customary legal
        phraseology, with blank spaces for writing in names,
        dates, boundaries, etc.
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     6. Performance; -- followed by of. [Obs.] --Shak.
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     In deed, in fact; in truth; verily. See Indeed.
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