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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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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