What is DEMISE?

v. In conveyancing. To convey or create an estate for years or life; tolease. The usual and operative word in leases: “Have granted, demised, and to farm let,and by these presents do grant, demise, and to farm let.” 2 Bl. Comm. 317; 1 Steph.Comm. 476; Co. Litt. 45a.

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