Misspelling of lien.
(obsolete) A tendon.
(legal) A right to take possession of a debtor’s property as security until a debt or duty is discharged.
alternative form of lain
p. p. of Lie. See lain.
A legal claim; a charge upon real or personal property for the satisfaction of some debt or duty; a right in one to control or hold and retain the property of another until some claim of the former is paid or satisfied.
the right to take another's property if an obligation is not discharged
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
A lien ( or ) is a form of security interest granted over an item of property to secure the payment of a debt or performance of some other obligation. The owner of the property, who grants the lien, is referred to as the lienee and the person who has the benefit of the lien is referred to as the lienor or lien holder.