What does BUYING TITLES mean?

BUYING TITLES meaning in Law Dictionary

the acquisition of this rights or statements to real-estate of a person who is not in ownership of the land or perhaps is disseised. Void, and an offense, at common law. Whitaker v. Cone, 2 Johns. Cas. (N. Y.) 59; Brinley v. Whiting, 5 choose. (Size.) 356.