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conveyance (n.)

mid-15c., conveiaunce, "act of conveying, act of carrying or transporting," from convey + -ance. Meaning "document by which something is legally conveyed" is from 1570s; sense "means of transportation" is attested from 1590s. Related: Conveyancer; conveyancing (n.). The Old French abstract noun was convoiement.

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