lien lien  /ˈlin/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the right to take another's property if an obligation is not discharged
  2. (n) a large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm; produces cells involved in immune responses

Usage(s):

  • Maybe alien technology isn't so foreign after all.

News

  1. Lien placed on Philly mayor's home over gas bill

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A spokesman says Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter is now up to date on his bills after a lien had to be placed on his home last month due to an unpaid gas bill.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Intelligencer

  2. Lien Placed On Mayor Nutter’s Home For Failure To Pay PGW Bill

    Mum is mostly the word from Mayor Nutter's press office over word that Philadelphia Gas Works had a court place a lien on Nutter’s home in May because he hadn't paid his gas bill.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: CBS Philadelphia

  3. Lien Placed on Mayor Nutter's Home

    The Mayor’s Office confirmed that a lien was placed on Mayor Michael Nutter’s home last May because he didn’t pay his gas bill. Photo Credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS
    on June 20, 2013     Source: NBC Philadelphia

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