Bookland
Bookland Book"land`, Bockland Bock"land`, n. [AS. b[=o]cland; b[=o]c book + land land.] (O. Eng. Law) Charter land held by deed under certain rents and free services, which differed in nothing from free socage lands. This species of tenure has given rise to the modern freeholds. [1913 Webster]

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  • bookland — In old English law, land, also called charterland, which was held by deed under certain rents and free services, and differed in nothing from free socage land. 2 Bl.Comm. 90 …   Black's law dictionary

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  • bookland — n. hist. an area of common land granted by charter to a private owner …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Bookland (type of land) — dablink Not to be confused with the Swedish provinces known as Folkland .Folkland (O.E. folcland ) and bookland (O.E. bocland ) are the two types of land tenure under Anglo Saxon law. Bookland refers to land that was vested by a charter, and all… …   Wikipedia

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