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 for Blank deed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Deed \Deed\, n. [AS. d[=ae]d; akin to OS. d[=a]d, D. & Dan.
     daad, G. that, Sw. d[*a]d, Goth. d[=e]ds; fr. the root of do.
     See Do, v. t.]
     1. That which is done or effected by a responsible agent; an
        act; an action; a thing done; -- a word of extensive
        application, including, whatever is done, good or bad,
        great or small.
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              And Joseph said to them, What deed is this which ye
              have done?                            --Gen. xliv.
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              We receive the due reward of our deeds. --Luke
                                                    xxiii. 41.
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              Would serve his kind in deed and word. --Tennyson.
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     2. Illustrious act; achievement; exploit. "Knightly deeds."
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              Whose deeds some nobler poem shall adorn. --Dryden.
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     3. Power of action; agency; efficiency. [Obs.]
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              To be, both will and deed, created free. --Milton.
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     4. Fact; reality; -- whence we have indeed.
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     5. (Law) A sealed instrument in writing, on paper or
        parchment, duly executed and delivered, containing some
        transfer, bargain, or contract.
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     Note: The term is generally applied to conveyances of real
           estate, and it is the prevailing doctrine that a deed
           must be signed as well as sealed, though at common law
           signing was formerly not necessary.
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     Blank deed, a printed form containing the customary legal
        phraseology, with blank spaces for writing in names,
        dates, boundaries, etc.
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     6. Performance; -- followed by of. [Obs.] --Shak.
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     In deed, in fact; in truth; verily. See Indeed.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blank \Blank\, a. [OE. blank, blonc, blaunc, blaunche, fr. F.
     blanc, fem. blanche, fr. OHG. blanch shining, bright, white,
     G. blank; akin to E. blink, cf. also AS. blanc white. ?98.
     See Blink, and cf. 1st Blanch.]
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     1. Of a white or pale color; without color.
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              To the blank moon
              Her office they prescribed.           --Milton.
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     2. Free from writing, printing, or marks; having an empty
        space to be filled in with some special writing; -- said
        of checks, official documents, etc.; as, blank paper; a
        blank check; a blank ballot.
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     3. Utterly confounded or discomfited.
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              Adam . . . astonied stood, and blank. --Milton.
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     4. Empty; void; without result; fruitless; as, a blank space;
        a blank day.
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     5. Lacking characteristics which give variety; as, a blank
        desert; a blank wall; destitute of interests, affections,
        hopes, etc.; as, to live a blank existence; destitute of
        sensations; as, blank unconsciousness.
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     6. Lacking animation and intelligence, or their associated
        characteristics, as expression of face, look, etc.;
        expressionless; vacant. "Blank and horror-stricken faces."
        --C. Kingsley.
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              The blank . . . glance of a half returned
              consciousness.                        --G. Eliot.
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     7. Absolute; downright; unmixed; as, blank terror.
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     Blank bar (Law), a plea put in to oblige the plaintiff in
        an action of trespass to assign the certain place where
        the trespass was committed; -- called also common bar.
     Blank cartridge, a cartridge containing no ball.
     Blank deed. See Deed.
     Blank door, or Blank window (Arch.), a depression in a
        wall of the size of a door or window, either for
        symmetrical effect, or for the more convenient insertion
        of a door or window at a future time, should it be needed.
     Blank indorsement (Law), an indorsement which omits the
        name of the person in whose favor it is made; it is
        usually made by simply writing the name of the indorser on
        the back of the bill.
     Blank line (Print.), a vacant space of the breadth of a
        line, on a printed page; a line of quadrats.
     Blank tire (Mech.), a tire without a flange.
     Blank tooling. See Blind tooling, under Blind.
     Blank verse. See under Verse.
     Blank wall, a wall in which there is no opening; a dead
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