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- n. Plural form of agistment.
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I did always find him, the father I mean, a sour hand at a bargain; and when he was used to drive me hard upon his tithes and agistments, I could fancy he took me for one of the Amalekites, or one of the Egyptians, whom he thought it a meritorious Christian deed to spoil.
It is highly probable that the above claims, and the payments for the ancient agistments, originated when the limits of the Forest comprehended the parishes by which they are made.
Large-scale mining is not permitted in the area, which is peppered with horse agistments, under the
According to the Maryland Independent Consumers and Farmers Association (MICFA), agistments are arrangements for pasturing and managing a horse or livestock animal and have existed for centuries.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Maryland General Assembly Delegate J.B. Jennings (R-7) recently introduced bill HB1080, on dairy animal ownership, to restore Maryland farmers and citizens 'right to engage in contractual agreements called agistments.