Attorn vs Attern - What's the difference?

attorn | attern |


As a verb attorn

is (legal) to transfer one's obligations from a person to another person.

As an adjective attern is

venomous; poisonous.

attorn

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • (legal) To transfer one's obligations from a person to another person.
  • (legal) To consent to the transfer of one's obligations as tenant under a lease to a new landlord.
  • Synonyms

    *traditio brevi manu

    Derived terms

    * attornment * attorney

    attern

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Venomous; poisonous.
  • Cruel; fierce; ill-natured.
  • Derived terms

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