agistment

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agistment (plural agistments)

  1. The taking in by any one of other people's livestock to graze at a certain rate.
  2. A charge or rate against lands
    an agistment of sea banks (i.e. charge for banks or dikes)
  3. (historical) The taking and feeding of other people's cattle in the king's forests; the price paid for such a feeding.

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