Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

  • noun (Old Law) A quantity of oats paid by a tenant to a landlord in lieu of rent.

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  • noun obsolete, law A quantity of oats paid by a tenant to a landlord in lieu of rent.

Etymologies

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Old French avenage, from avene, from Latin avena oats

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