Dryfland
Drofland Drof"land, Dryfland Dryf"land, n. [See {Drove}.] (Law) An ancient yearly payment made by some tenants to the king, or to their landlords, for the privilege of driving their cattle through a manor to fairs or markets. --Cowell. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • dryfland — driftland, drofland, or dryfland A Saxon word, signifying a tribute or yearly payment made by some tenants to the king, or their landlords, for driving their cattle through a manor to fairs or markets …   Black's law dictionary

  • dryfland — driftland, drofland, or dryfland A Saxon word, signifying a tribute or yearly payment made by some tenants to the king, or their landlords, for driving their cattle through a manor to fairs or markets …   Black's law dictionary

  • dryfland — variant of drofland …   Useful english dictionary

  • Drofland — Drof land, Dryfland Dryf land, n. [See {Drove}.] (Law) An ancient yearly payment made by some tenants to the king, or to their landlords, for the privilege of driving their cattle through a manor to fairs or markets. Cowell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • driftland — driftland, drofland, or dryfland A Saxon word, signifying a tribute or yearly payment made by some tenants to the king, or their landlords, for driving their cattle through a manor to fairs or markets …   Black's law dictionary

  • driftland — driftland, drofland, or dryfland A Saxon word, signifying a tribute or yearly payment made by some tenants to the king, or their landlords, for driving their cattle through a manor to fairs or markets …   Black's law dictionary

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