from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In feudal law, a chief officer of the stable, whose duty it was to provide oats. Also spelled
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Feud. Law), obsolete An officer of the king's stables whose duty it was to provide oats for the horses.
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- noun An officer of the king's
stableswhose duty it was to provide oatsfor the horses.
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Seventh, James, member in two parliaments for the city of Chichester, and Arundel; who, in May, 1734, was constituted avener and clerk-marshal of his Majesty's horse; and was ap - pointed, with colonel Henry Berkeley, commissioners for execut - ing the office of master of the horse j also one of the grooms of the bed-chamber to Frederic, Prince of Wales.
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Item a Margarete leur file un lit de saperye poudre des popyngays: item a la fesaunce du chancell de Cavendyssche en caas que la person alloques ou ces executoires le voillent commencer dedeins un an procheyn avener apres la Pasche cresuant 40li.