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English definition of “document of title”

document of title

noun [C]
 
 
(plural documents of title) LAW
a legal document that proves that someone owns property or goods or has the right to take control of it or them: Mercantile agents must possess a bill of lading or other document of title with the consent of the owner.
(Definition of document of title from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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