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From Old French entrecommuner. See inter- and common.


intercommon (third-person singular simple present intercommons, present participle intercommoning, simple past and past participle intercommoned)

  1. (obsolete) To share with others; to participate; especially, to eat at the same table.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)
  2. (obsolete, Britain, law) To graze cattle promiscuously in the commons of each other, as the inhabitants of adjoining townships, manors, etc.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for intercommon in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)