The act of a feudatory, vassal, or tenant, by which he consents, upon the alienation of an estate, to receive a new lord or superior, and transfers to him his homage and service; the agreement of a tenant to acknowledge the purchaser of the estate as his landlord.

Origin: OF. Attornement, LL. Attornamentum. See Attorn.

(01 Mar 1998)

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