What is BY ESTIMATION?

In conveyancing. A term used to indicate that the quantity of land as stated is estimated only, not exactly measured; has the same meaning and effect as the phrase “more or less.” Tarbell v. Bowman, 103 Mass. 341; Mendenhall v. Steckel, 47 Md. 453, 28 Am. Rep. 4S1; Hays v. Hays, 120 Ind. 92, 25 N. E. GOO, 11 L. R. A. 376.

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