Emblement Em"ble*ment, n. [OF. embleer to sow with corn, F. emblaver, fr. LL. imbladare; pref. in- + LL. bladum grain, F. bl['e].] (Law) The growing crop, or profits of a crop which has been sown or planted; -- used especially in the plural. The produce of grass, trees, and the like, is not emblement. --Wharton's Law Dict. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • emblement — noun Annual crops produced by cultivation. Emblements are treated as personal property …   Wiktionary

  • emblement — em·ble·ment …   English syllables

  • emblement — ˈembləmənt, bəlm noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English emblayment, embloyment, from Middle French emblaement, from emblaer to sow a field with grain (from em en (I) + blaer, from blee grain) + ment …   Useful english dictionary

  • emblements — /em bleuh meuhnts/, n.pl. Law. the products or profits of land that has been sown or planted. [1485 95; pl. of emblement < AF, MF emblaement, equiv. to emblae(r) ( < ML imbladare to sow with grain, equiv. to im IM 1 + blad(um) grain ( > F blé) <… …   Universalium

  • Emblements — Annual crops cultivated by a tenant which are treated as the tenant s property rather than the landowner s. If a tenant loses possession of the land, he or she is still entitled to finish raising the crops and to harvest them. If the land passes… …   Investment dictionary

  • emblements — em•ble•ments [[t]ˈɛm blə mənts[/t]] n. pl. law (in law) the products or profits of cultivated land • Etymology: 1485–95; pl. of emblement < AF, MF emblaement, der. of emblae(r) < ML imblādāre to sow with grain …   From formal English to slang

  • away-going crop —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : a crop that a tenant is under certain conditions entitled to remove after the end of his tenancy : emblement * * * /euh way goh ing/, Law. a crop planted by a tenant that matures after the expiration of the tenancy and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • inblement — obs. form of emblement …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”