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[kwit-kleym] /ˈkwɪtˌkleɪm/

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


“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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