An`nex*a"tion (#), n. [Cf. F. annexation. See Annex, v. t.]

1.

The act of annexing; process of attaching, adding, or appending; the act of connecting; union; as, the annexation of Texas to the United States, or of chattels to the freehold.

2. (a) Law

The union of property with a freehold so as to become a fixture. Bouvier. (b) ScotsLaw The appropriation of lands or rents to the crown.

Wharton.

 

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