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Meaning of BURGAGE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Burg"age\, n. [From {Burg}: cf. F. bourgage, LL.
burgagium.] (Eng. Law)
A tenure by which houses or lands are held of the king or
other lord of a borough or city; at a certain yearly rent, or
by services relating to trade or handicraft. --Burrill.

 

 

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