Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A destructive kind of waste committed by a tenant for life, in lands, woods, or houses.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A destructive kind of waste, committed by a tenant for life, in lands, woods, or houses.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In law, spoil; waste; a stripping of land by a tenant, to the prejudice of the owner.

Etymologies

Old French, damage, waste. (Wiktionary)

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