quit·claim (kwĭtklām′) Law
The transfer of a title or deed to another, without warranty as to the extent of ownership on the part of the seller.
tr.v. quit·claimed, quit·claim·ing, quit·claims
To transfer (one's interest in property) without warranty as to the extent of ownership on the part of the seller.
Of or relating to such a title, deed, or transfer without warranty.
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