CONVEYANCE , primarily the
See also:act or
See also:process of conveying anything . The verb " to convey," now used in the senses of carrying, transporting, transmitting, communicating or handing over, originally had the same meaning as "
See also:convoy " (q.v.), i.e. to accompany, a meaning which still survived in the 18th century . Like " convoy " it is ultimately derived from the
See also:Lat. conviare (not from convehere), but through the old Norman French
See also:form conveier, which in central France passed into the form convoier, mod . Fr. convoyer, whence " convoy." Apart from the general sense given above the word conveyance is now used in three
See also:special senses: (1) a
See also:carriage or other means of transport, (2) in
See also:law, the transference of
See also:property by deed or writing between living persons, and (3) the written instrument by which such transference is effected .
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