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 for Title deeds
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Title \Ti"tle\ (t[imac]"t'l), n. [OF. title, F. titre, L.
     titulus an inscription, label, title, sign, token. Cf.
     Tilde, Titrate, Titular.]
     1. An inscription put over or upon anything as a name by
        which it is known.
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     2. The inscription in the beginning of a book, usually
        containing the subject of the work, the author's and
        publisher's names, the date, etc.
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     3. (Bookbindng) The panel for the name, between the bands of
        the back of a book.
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     4. A section or division of a subject, as of a law, a book,
        specif. (Roman & Canon Laws), a chapter or division of a
        law book.
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     5. An appellation of dignity, distinction, or preeminence
        (hereditary or acquired), given to persons, as duke
        marquis, honorable, esquire, etc.
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              With his former title greet Macbeth.  --Shak.
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     6. A name; an appellation; a designation.
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     7. (Law)
        (a) That which constitutes a just cause of exclusive
            possession; that which is the foundation of ownership
            of property, real or personal; a right; as, a good
            title to an estate, or an imperfect title.
        (b) The instrument which is evidence of a right.
        (c) (Canon Law) That by which a beneficiary holds a
            benefice.
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     8. (Anc. Church Records) A church to which a priest was
        ordained, and where he was to reside.
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     Title deeds (Law), the muniments or evidences of ownership;
        as, the title deeds to an estate.
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     Syn: Epithet; name; appellation; denomination. See epithet,
          and Name.
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