from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun plural The crops or products of the land legally belonging to a tenant.

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  • noun Plural form of emblement.


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Middle English emblaiment, from Old French emblaement, from emblaer, to sow with grain, from Medieval Latin imblādāre : Latin in-, in; see en– + Medieval Latin blādum, blādium, grain (of Germanic origin; see bhel- in Indo-European roots).]


  • The term includes emblements, in - dustrial growing crops, and things attached to or forming part of the land which are agreed to be severed before sale or under the contract of sale.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • With regard to emblements, or profits of land fowed by tenant for years, there is this difference between him and tenant for life: That where the term of tenant for years depends upon a certainty, as if he holds from Midfummer for ten years, and in the laft year he fows a crop of corn, and it is not ripe and cut before Midfummer, the end of his term, the landlord Ihall have il; for the tenant knew the expiration of his term, and therefore it was his own folly to fow what he nevci Lh. f.

    A Law Grammar; Or, An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of English Jurisprudence.


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