Arrentation
Arrentation Ar`ren*ta"tion [Cf. F. arrenter to give or take as rent. See {Arendator}.] (O. Eng. Law) A letting or renting, esp. a license to inclose land in a forest with a low hedge and a ditch, under a yearly rent. [1913 Webster]

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  • Arrentation — (Lat. arrendare ), in the forest laws of England, is the licensing an owner of land in a forest, to enclose it with a small ditch and low hedge, in consideration of an annual rent.References*1728 [http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi… …   Wikipedia

  • arrentation — ar·ren·ta·tion …   English syllables

  • arrentation — The right or privilege of leasing; the privilege granted to a tenant of forest land to enclose it on paying rent …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • arrentation — noun see arrent …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arendator — Ar en*da tor, n. [LL. arendator, arrendator, fr. arendare, arrendare, to pay rent, fr. arenda yearly rent; ad + renda, F. rente, E. rent. Cf. {Arrentation} and {Rent}.] In some provinces of Russia, one who farms the rents or revenues. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Serjeanty — Tenure by serjeanty was a form of land holding in Medieval England (and is also used of similar forms in Continental Europe) under the feudal system, intermediate between tenure by knight service and tenure in socage.Origins and developmentIt… …   Wikipedia

  • arrentatio — Same as arrentation …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • arrendation — see arrentation …   Useful english dictionary

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