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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 deed /ˈdid/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Deed a. Dead. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Deed, n.
 1. That which is done or effected by a responsible agent; an act; an action; a thing done; -- a word of extensive application, including, whatever is done, good or bad, great or small.
    And Joseph said to them, What deed is this which ye have done?   --Gen. xliv. 15.
    We receive the due reward of our deeds.   --Luke xxiii. 41.
    Would serve his kind in deed and word.   --Tennyson.
 2. Illustrious act; achievement; exploit. “Knightly deeds.”
    Whose deeds some nobler poem shall adorn.   --Dryden.
 3. Power of action; agency; efficiency. [Obs.]
    To be, both will and deed, created free.   --Milton.
 4. Fact; reality; -- whence we have indeed.
 5. Law A sealed instrument in writing, on paper or parchment, duly executed and delivered, containing some transfer, bargain, or contract.
 Note:The term is generally applied to conveyances of real estate, and it is the prevailing doctrine that a deed must be signed as well as sealed, though at common law signing was formerly not necessary.
 Blank deed, a printed form containing the customary legal phraseology, with blank spaces for writing in names, dates, boundaries, etc.
 6. Performance; -- followed by of. [Obs.]
 In deed, in fact; in truth; verily. See Indeed.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Deed, v. t. To convey or transfer by deed; as, he deeded all his estate to his eldest son. [Colloq. U. S.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a notable achievement; "he performed a great deed"; "the
           book was her finest effort" [syn: feat, effort, exploit]
      2: a legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a
         transfer of property and to show the legal right to
         possess it; "he signed the deed"; "he kept the title to
         his car in the glove compartment" [syn: deed of
         conveyance, title]