from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun plural (Eng. Law) The third part of the corn or grain growing on the ground at the tenant's death, due to the lord for a heriot, as within the manor of Turfat in Herefordshire.
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- noun UK, law One
thirdof the cornor graingrowing on the ground at the tenant's death, paid to the lordas a heriot.
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