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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A mode of tenure by the payment of a small duty in white rent (silver) or otherwise.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Scotch tenure by which the tenant is bound to pay only a nominal or trifling yearly duty to his superior, as an acknowledgment of his right, and only if demanded. Also written blench-holding.


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