Muniment room
Muniment Mu"ni*ment, n. [L. munimentum, fr. munire to fortify. See {Munition}.] 1. The act of supporting or defending. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

2. That which supports or defends; stronghold; place or means of defense; munition; assistance. ``Other muniments and petty helps.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. (Law) A record; the evidences or writings whereby a man is enabled to defend the title to his estate; title deeds and papers. --Blount. [1913 Webster]

{Muniment room} or {Muniment house}, that room in a cathedral, castle, or other public building, which is used for keeping the records, charters, seals, deeds, and the like. --Gwilt. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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