Definitions for "Deed poll"
Keywords:  poll, indented, ony, surname, indenture
A deed of one part, or executed by only one party, and distinguished from an indenture by having the edge of the parchment or paper cut even, or polled as it was anciently termed, instead of being indented.
a deed executed or signed by one person only, even though other grantors were involved and, in some instances, the names of the grantees were added later.
a deed made and executed by only one party
Keywords:  demesne
a formal statement to prove that your name has been changed
a legal and formal contract binding only to a single person
a legal document binding only to a single person or several person acted jointly to express an active intention