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Word: conveyance

Definition: vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance


Sentences Containing 'conveyance'

'And here I must admit that I learned very little of drains and bells and modes of conveyance, and the like conveniences, during my time in this real future.
(Even in his confession, Mr. Edwards wrinkled his nose and suggested that the allegations had originated with "supermarket tabloids", as if the method of conveyance absolved him of the deeds described.)
According to the OED, a "vanner" is "a light horse suitable for drawing a small van", where "van", appearing in print with this meaning for the first time in the early 1800s, is "a covered vehicle chiefly employed for the conveyance of goods, usually resembling a large wood box with arched roof and opening from behind, but varying in size (and to some extent in form) according to the use intended".
cried M. Morrel;``I will take the first conveyance I find, and hurry to Marseilles, whence I will bring you word how all is going on.''
England and Wales departed from this trend, as prolonged debates during the nineteenth century left parties with optional public recording of deeds of conveyance and the locating of properties and their boundaries on large-scale topographic maps, where available, similar to the metes and bounds method.
Finally, he had proposed, after anxious consideration, that Miss Pross and Jerry, who were at liberty to leave the city, should leave it at threeo'clock in the lightest wheeled conveyance known to that period.
Grant – transfer of property by deed of conveyance.
I brought over some whiter and cleaner sand for this purpose from the opposite shore of the pond in a boat, a sort of conveyance which would have tempted me to go much farther if necessary.
I have been astonished at the miracles it has wrought; that some of my neighbors, who, I should have prophesied, once for all, would never get to Boston by so prompt a conveyance, are on hand when the bell rings.
I know that my aunt distressed Dora's aunts very much, by utterly setting at naught the dignity of fly-conveyance, and walking out to Putney at extraordinary times, as shortly after breakfast or just before tea; likewise by wearing her bonnet in any manner that happened to be comfortable to her head, without at all deferring to the prejudices of civilization on that subject.
I was at the coach office to take leave of her and see her go; and there was he, returning to Canterbury by the same conveyance.
If the loyal vassal or landlord did not claim the land within 6 months of the traitor's conviction, the land was to belong to the Crown instead, "for preventing frauds or collusion in order to evade this act." Any conveyance of land done since 1 August 1714, and any future conveyance done by anyone convicted of treason, was void.
In addition to several copper medicinal preparations, it was also observed centuries ago that water contained in copper vessels or transported in copper conveyance systems was of better quality (i.e., no or little visible slime formation) than water contained or transported in other materials.
In early autumn long lines of camels would come in from all quarters for the conveyance of the tea chests from Zhangjiakou, the Kalgan, to Kyakhta; and each caravan usually made three journeys in the winter.
In some places it is even dangerous to travel on horseback, and mules are the only conveyance which can safely be trusted.
In the evening I started, by that conveyance, down the road I had traversed under so many vicissitudes.
Largely independent from this cadastral development, local courts recorded deeds of conveyance.
Mine tailings wound up in the river beds and were then transported into the Sacramento Valley, where they accumulated in the river channels and reduced their conveyance capacities.
Now, the spouting canal of the Sperm Whale, chiefly intended as it is for the conveyance of air, and for several feet laid along, horizontally, just beneath the upper surface of his head, and a little to one side; this curious canal is very much like a gas-pipe laid down in a city on one side of a street.
Peggotty had a basket of refreshments on her knee, which would have lasted us out handsomely, if we had been going to London by the same conveyance.
Portland suffers in every point of view from the want of land conveyance."" In 1839 the first bridge was built, supported on timber trestle piles.
So soon as I could at all collect my thoughts, I sent for Joram, and begged him to provide me a conveyance in which it could be got to London in the night.
The aim of KSTDC was to provide infrastructure, conveyance and other facilities to tourists visiting Karnataka.
The conveyance of coal, iron ore and machinery from the canal down to the quays resulted in a huge and inconvenient cartage traffic through the city streets; this "added a cost equivalent to ten miles carriage on a railway", and of course involved a trans-shipment.
The remaining Modoc boarded a train, a conveyance they had never seen, for a terrifying ride to Fort D.A. Russell in Wyoming Territory.
Those capitals may be greater, in almost any proportion, than the amount of the money which serves as the instrument of their conveyance; the same pieces of money successively serving for many different loans, as well as for many different purchases.
Washington instructed his agents in the use of the "sympathetic stain," noting in connection with "Culper Junior" that the ink "will not only render his communications less exposed to detection, but relieve the fears of such persons as may be entrusted in its conveyance."
When she died, her executor brought suit to have the conveyance voided.
Wilde’s association with the licencing trade at The Werps is evident by an 1895 entry in the National Archives which reads "Copy conveyance — trustee of John Wild's will to the City Brewery Co.

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