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 for To record a deed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Record \Re*cord"\ (r?*k?rd"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Recorded; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Recording.] [OE. recorden to repeat, remind,
     F. recorder, fr. L. recordari to remember; pref. re- re- +
     cor, cordis, the heart or mind. See Cordial, Heart.]
     1. To recall to mind; to recollect; to remember; to meditate.
        [Obs.] "I it you record." --Chaucer.
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     2. To repeat; to recite; to sing or play. [Obs.]
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              They longed to see the day, to hear the lark
              Record her hymns, and chant her carols blest.
                                                    --Fairfax.
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     3. To preserve the memory of, by committing to writing, to
        printing, to inscription, or the like; to make note of; to
        write or enter in a book or on parchment, for the purpose
        of preserving authentic evidence of; to register; to
        enroll; as, to record the proceedings of a court; to
        record historical events.
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              Those things that are recorded of him . . . are
              written in the chronicles of the kings. --1 Esd. i.
                                                    42.
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     To record a deed, mortgage, lease, etc., to have a copy
        of the same entered in the records of the office
        designated by law, for the information of the public.
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