materialman's lien

Definition of "materialman's lien"
  1. A claim on property that has been provided with materials
How to use "materialman's lien" in a sentence
  1. The hardware store imposed a materialman's lien on the house they supplied tools for during renovation.
  2. After the contractor failed to pay for the construction materials, a materialman's lien was imposed on the building.
  3. In the absence of reimbursement for materials supplied, the supplier might resort to a materialman's lien.

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