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- n. Money anciently paid by servile tenants to their lord, in lieu of the customary service of reaping his corn or grain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Money paid by feudal serfs or tenants to their lord as a commutation for their services in reaping his crops.
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