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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The taking in by any one of other people's livestock to graze at a certain rate.
  • n. A charge or rate against lands; as, an agistment of sea banks, i. e., charge for banks or dikes.
  • n. Formerly, the taking and feeding of other people's cattle in the king's forests; the price paid for such a feeding.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Formerly, the taking and feeding of other men's cattle in the king's forests.
  • n. The taking in by any one of other men's cattle to graze at a certain rate.
  • n. The price paid for such feeding.
  • n. A charge or rate against lands.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as agistage.
  • n. A dike or embankment to prevent the overflow of a stream or encroachments of the sea.

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