Foregift
Foregift Fore"gift`, n. (Law) A premium paid by a lessee when taking his lease. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • foregift — /fawr gift , fohr /, n. Brit. an advance payment or premium paid by a tenant on taking or renewing a lease. [1735 45; FORE + GIFT] * * * …   Universalium

  • foregift — noun A payment in advance; an advance payment or premium paid by a lessee on taking or renewing a lease, distinct from the rent …   Wiktionary

  • foregift — n. advance payment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • foregift — /ˈfɔgɪft/ (say fawgift) noun a premium sometimes paid in consideration of the granting of a lease …   Australian English dictionary

  • foregift — /forgift/ A premium for a lease …   Black's law dictionary

  • foregift — /forgift/ A premium for a lease …   Black's law dictionary

  • foregift — A premium or bonus paid for a leasehold in addition to rent …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • foregift — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: fore + gift Britain : a premium paid for a lease by a tenant; sometimes : a payment in advance (as on a lease) …   Useful english dictionary

  • forehand rent — Rent paid in advance. Also the bonus or foregift paid by the tenant upon the making of the lease. See foregift …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Black rent — Rent Rent (r[e^]nt), n. [F. rente, LL. renta, fr. L. reddita, fem. sing. or neut. pl. of redditus, p. p. of reddere to give back, pay. See {Render}.] 1. Income; revenue. See {Catel}. [Obs.] Catel had they enough and rent. Chaucer. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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