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from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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