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- n. One third of the corn or grain growing on the ground at the tenant's death, paid to the lord as a heriot.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. 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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