Quitclaim



[kwit-kleym] /ˈkwɪtˌkleɪm/

noun, Law.
1.
a transfer of all one’s interest, as in a parcel of real estate, especially without a warranty of title.
verb (used with object)
2.
to quit or give up claim to (a possession, right, etc.).
/ˈkwɪtˌkleɪm/
noun
1.
a formal renunciation of any claim against a person or of a right to land
verb
2.
(transitive)

n.

“a relinquishing of a legal right or claim,” c.1300, from Anglo-French quiteclame; see quit (v.) + claim (n.). Cf. Old French clamer quitte “to give up (a right).”

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