Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In law, a taking or reception, as the receiving of rents or tithes in kind.

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

  • noun (Law) A taking or reception, as the receiving of rents or tithes in kind, the receiving of profits.

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  • noun law A taking or reception, as the receiving of rents or tithes in kind, the receiving of profits.

Etymologies

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Old French prenance, from prendre, prenre, penre, to take, Latin prendere, prehendere.

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