Definitions

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  • n. A quantity of oats paid by a tenant to a landlord in lieu of rent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A quantity of oats paid by a tenant to a landlord in lieu of rent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In old law, a certain quantity of oats paid by a tenant to a landlord in lieu of rent or other duty.

Etymologies

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Old French avenage, from avene, from Latin avena oats

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