Apr 12 , 2016
Definition: a common method of legal description that identifies a property by specifying the shape and boundary dimensions of the parcel. A metes-and-bound description starts a the point of beginning and follows the boundaries of the land by compass direction and linear measurements and returns to the point of beginning.
Pronunciation: \ˈmēt\ \ˈbau̇nd\ \di-ˈskrip-shən\
Used in a Sentence: The metes-and-bounds description is the oldest survey method.