estovers

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estovers

  1. plural form of estover
  2. (law, history) An estover, an allowance made from an estate for a person's support.
  3. (law, history) An allowance or alimony granted to a divorced woman, taken from the husband's estate for her support.
  4. (law, history) An allowance of wood made to a tenant.
  5. (law, history) The freedom of a tenant to take necessary wood from the land occupied by that tenant.

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