Vicontiel
Vicontiel Vi*con"ti*el, a. [From OE. vicounte a viscount. See {Viscount}.] (O. Eng. Law) Of or pertaining to the viscount or sheriff of a country. [1913 Webster]

{Vicontiel rents}. See {Vicontiels}.

{Vicontiel writs}, such writs as were triable in the sheriff, or county, court. [1913 Webster]


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  • vicontiel — vicountiel, or vicontiel /vaykawnshal/°k6n°/ Anything that belongs to the sheriffs, as vicontiel writs; i.e., such as are triable in the sheriffs court. As to vicontiel rents, see St. 3 & 4 Wm. IV, c. 99, No.No. 12,13, which places them under the …   Black's law dictionary

  • vicontiel — /vuy kon tee euhl/, adj. Early Eng. Law. pertaining to the sheriff or viscount. [1540 50; < AF vicontiel; see VISCOUNT, AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • vicontiel — (ˈ)vī|käntēəl adjective Etymology: Anglo French viscontiel, vicontiel, from Middle French visconte viscount + iel ial more at viscount : of or relating to a viscount or sheriff …   Useful english dictionary

  • vicontiel — adj. pertaining to a viscount …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vicontiel — vi·con·ti·el …   English syllables

  • vicontiel — Pertaining to a sheriff …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Vicontiel rents — Vicontiel Vi*con ti*el, a. [From OE. vicounte a viscount. See {Viscount}.] (O. Eng. Law) Of or pertaining to the viscount or sheriff of a country. [1913 Webster] {Vicontiel rents}. See {Vicontiels}. {Vicontiel writs}, such writs as were triable… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vicontiel writs — Vicontiel Vi*con ti*el, a. [From OE. vicounte a viscount. See {Viscount}.] (O. Eng. Law) Of or pertaining to the viscount or sheriff of a country. [1913 Webster] {Vicontiel rents}. See {Vicontiels}. {Vicontiel writs}, such writs as were triable… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vicontiel rents — Vicontiels Vi*con ti*els, n. pl. [See {Vicontiel}.] (O. Eng. Law) Things belonging to the sheriff; especially, farms (called also {vicontiel rents}) for which the sheriff used to pay rent to the king. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vicontiel rents — noun plural : royal farm rents collected and paid by a viscount or sheriff …   Useful english dictionary

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