Intercommoning
Intercommon In`ter*com"mon, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Intercommoned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Intercommoning}.] [OF. entrecommuner. See {Inter-}, and {Common}, and cf. {Intercommune}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To share with others; to participate; especially, to eat at the same table. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. (O. Eng. Law) To graze cattle promiscuously in the commons of each other, as the inhabitants of adjoining townships, manors, etc. [1913 Webster]


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  • Intercommon — In ter*com mon, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Intercommoned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Intercommoning}.] [OF. entrecommuner. See {Inter }, and {Common}, and cf. {Intercommune}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To share with others; to participate; especially, to eat at the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Intercommonage — In ter*com mon*age, n. (O. Eng. Law) The right or privilege of intercommoning. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • shack — In old English law, the straying and escaping of cattle out of the lands of their owners into other uninclosed land; an intercommoning of cattle …   Black's law dictionary

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