lien - Dictionary definition and meaning for word lien
when you have to show your right on your property you say 'this property "lie in" my name.
sounds like lion.. a lion is the king of the jungle and can thus legally claim any part of the jungle!!
A(not)-lien(right on property).
I will "Lie in" your property if you do not fullfil your obligations.
Because of lien, bank took the property beyond the line.