Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In French law, a particular estate in land granted upon condition that the grantee shall share crops with the grantor.

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Examples

  • There is the _champart_, a rent proportional to the crop, also payable to the lord; and there is the tithe which must be given to the clergy.

    The Eve of the French Revolution

  • Right of terrage or champart: the right of collecting, after the tithes, a portion of the produce of the ground.

    The Ancient Regime

  • Davencourt, is visited by the municipal authorities of the village, who request her to renounce her right to ground-rent (champart) and thirds

    The French Revolution - Volume 1

  • Montargis, Nemours, and Fontainebleau, a number of parishes refuse to pay the tithes and ground-rent (champart) which the Assembly has

    The French Revolution - Volume 1

  • (quit-rents), carpot (share in wine), champart (share in grain), agrier

    The Ancient Regime

  • Origin: 1300-50; ME champartie, equiv. to champart camp1) + part share, see part) + -ie -y3

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  • SR.)] [Footnote 6203: The farms of Blet and Brosses really produce nothing for the proprietor, inasmuch as the tithes and the champart (field-rents),

    The Ancient Regime

  • SR.) (4) The farms of Blet and Brosses really produce nothing for the proprietor, inasmuch as the tithes and the champart (field-rents),

    The Ancient Regime

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