congest

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congest (plural congests)

  1. (Ireland, Scotland) a tenant living on land whose resources do not support him adequately.
    The large farmer's land was divided among adjoining congests.

Verb[edit]

congest (third-person singular simple present congests, present participle congesting, simple past and past participle congested)

  1. To overfill or overcrowd.

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