Meaning of lien

lien

Pronunciation: (lēn, lē'un), [key]
— n.
  1. the legal claim of one person upon the property of another person to secure the payment of a debt or the satisfaction of an obligation.

li•en

Pronunciation: (lī'un, -en), [key]
— n. Anat.
  1. the spleen.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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